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Adamow, Micheal G.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Michael G. Adamow.

Unit/Placed in on, 30th Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Group (Heavy).

 

Michael is born in 1895 in (Kozokwa)Austria.

Immigrated the U.S. in 1912.

 

Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.

 

Michael enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6946756.

 

Michael was KIA on the Bombing Mission to Raboul, New Guinea when was hit by FLAK  at the engine’s a swift descend till he crashed on Oct. 5, 1942, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Silver stad, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Michael’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-17 were;

1st Lt. Earl L. Hageman Jr. Pilot

1st Lt. Dale E. Hanson Co Pilot

2nd Lt. Bianco P. Argelo Bombardier/Nose Gunner

2nd Lt. Wade H. Lowry Navigator

S/Sgt. Michael G. Adamom Engineer/Top Turret Gunner

Sgt. Jack H. Thomas Ball Turret Gunner

Sgt. Frank W. Plunkett Right Waist Gunner

Cpl. Frank J. Mehock Left Waist Gunner

Pfc. Thomas W. Wilzbacher Tail gunner

 

Michael is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to  http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/19th_Bombardment_Group.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/ 

30th Bomber Squadron
19th Bomber Group (Heavy)
B-17
Airfield Fishermans Field, New Guinea
His rank Staff Sergeant