SSgt Michael S Peppinger

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SSgt Michael S Peppinger

Reliance, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Death 15 Jul 1944 (aged 19)
Ploiesti, Prahova, Romania
Burial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Plot D Row 10 Grave 46
Memorial ID 56360244 · View Source
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Rock Springs Daily Rocket, Oct 7, 1944
Reliance Soldier Killed in Action

Staff Sgt. Michael S. Peppinger, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. S.M. Peppinger of Reliance, has been killed in action, the War department has notified his parents.

The telegram, which was received Tuesday, reads as follows:

“The secretary of War asks that I assure you of his deep sympathy in the loss of your son, Staff Sgt. Michael S. Peppinger, who was previously reported missing in action. Report now received states he was killed in action on July 15, over Romania. Letter follows. Signed J.A. Ulio, adjutant general.

Michael Peppinger was born May 5, 1925 in Reliance. He was graduated from the Reliance high school in 1942.

He was trained in the Army Air Forces and was a tail gunner on a B-24 Liberator. Sergeant Peppinger was sent overseas last June.

Survivors besides his parents include two brothers, Pfc. John J. Peppinger, who is stationed in New Guinea, and George Peppinger, a junior in the Reliance high school.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Michael S Peppinger (5 May 1925–15 Jul 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56360244, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .