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James C Prebbanow

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission

War: Korean
Parent/Wife: son of Irvin and Helen Smith Prebbanow, Husband of Mildred
City: Wisconsin Rapids
Birth Date: 6 May 1926
Death Date: 24 Sep 1950 (aged 25)
How Died: Airplane Crash
Where Died: Aomori, Japan (MIsawa Air Force Base)
Where Buried: MIA
Rank: 1st Lt
Branch: Air Force

Kia=Killed in Action
Dow=Died of Wounds
Dod=Died of Disease
Mia=Missing in Action


First Lieutenant Prebbanow was a veteran of World War II. In Korea, he was a pilot of an F-80 Shooting Star Fighter with the 41st Fighter Interceptor-Squadron, stationed at Johnson Air Force Base, Japan. On September 25, 1950, he was killed in a plane crash at Misawa Air Force Base, Japan.


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Prebbanow Notice Page One
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Prebbanow Report


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