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Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Wayne J. Aberle.
Unit/Placed in on, 11th Bomber Squadron, 7th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Wayne is born in 1917 in Illinois.
Father, William H. Aberle.
Mother, Bessie G. (Gifford) Aberle.
Wayne enlisted the U.S.Army in Illinois with service number # 0-673004.
Wayne was KIA on Oct. 26, 1943,Second Lieutenant Wayne J. Aberle is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Wayne’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were;
2nd Lt Herbert F. Hompe Pilot
2nd Lt Gerald D. Dornbach Co Pilot
2nd Lt Wayne J. Aberle Bomardier/Navigator
S/Sgt Morris Loren Engineer/Gunner
Wayne is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html