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Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Arthur C. Adrian.
Unit/placed in, 501st Bomber Squadron “Black Panthers”, 345th Bomber Group (Medium)”Air Apaches”.
Arthur was born on Jun. 27, 1924 in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Father,Arthur H. Adrian .
Mother, Esther H. Adrian.
Sister, Eloise H. Adrian.
Arthur entered the service from Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania in April 12, 1943 with service-number # 33603340.
Arthur was KIA when the plane was hit while attacking a Japanese Minesweeper, on March 21, 1945, is honored with a Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Arthur’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were;
1st Lt. lamar H. Claude Pilot
2nd Lt. Everett W. Thies Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Frank R. Born Navigator
S/Sgt. John E. Brall Engineer
T/Sgt. Arthur C. Adrian Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Harold M. Baloonier Gunner
Arthur is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
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