Billy Warren

Captain Billy S Warren was assigned to the 459th BG 756th Squadron.

Captain Bill Warren - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Captain Bill Warren

1st Lt Billy Warren as he was leaving from the States for overseas, early one morning.  He stated he was very sleepy. - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

1st Lt Billy Warren as he was leaving from the States for overseas, early one morning. He stated he was very sleepy.

758 Bomb Squadron B-24s in flight en-route to a combat mission in early 1944. with B-24 G

758 Bomb Squadron B-24s in flight en-route to a combat mission in early 1944. with B-24 G " Hoot Mon ",#42-78430 in the foreground. Other ships in the formation can not be identified.

This photo shows the 758 Bomb Squadron Ship, named

This photo shows the 758 Bomb Squadron Ship, named "Jap + Nazi = Jinx" Model H and # 42-52346 at a Crash Site on the grass area of Giulia Field, dated 8-18-44 with Captain Billy Warren reported as pilot in control. There is a possibility that Captain Warren is in this picture, inspecting his plane on the grass area. Although this B-24 looks like it made a safe landing with one tire blown and the plane leaning to the left, there is a report that " Jap + Nazi = Jinx " was scrapped after this crash,

The following information on Billy Warren is gathered and extracted from military records. We have many documents and copies of documents, including military award documents. It is from these documents that we have found this information on Captain Warren. These serviceman's records are nowhere near complete and we are always looking for more material. If you can help add to Billy Warren's military record please contact us.

Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

1LT

 

ROS

2nd Lt

162

04/02/1944

AM
Air Medal (AM)

2nd Lt

502

05/17/1944

AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

1st Lt

920

06/08/1944

AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

Capt

3304

09/11/1944

AM/3OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

07/28/1943 Special Order 209 - transferred to 459th BG - Co-pilot
07/31/1943 Special Order 212 - AAFSAT Academic Tng Sq Co-pilot
09/18/1943 Special Order 261 - transferred to 459th BG
07/31/1943 Special Order 212 - AAFSAT Academic Tng Sq Co-pilot
09/18/1943 Special Order 261 - transferred to 459th BG
07/28/1943 Special Order 209 - transferred to 459th BG Co-pilot
09/18/1943 Special Order 261 - transferred to 459th BG
07/28/1943 Special Order 209 - transferred to 459th BG Co-pilot


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