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Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Joseph Bernard Aiello.
Unit/placed in, Air Corps (470th Bomber Squadron, 334th Bomb Group (India).
Joseph was born on May 19, 1918 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
Father, Vito Aiello.
Mother, Catherine (Mannella) Aiello.
Sister, Mary Aiello.
Brothers, Vito, Domonick and Samuel Aiello.
Joseph entered the service from Illinois with service number # 160002.
Joseph’s crew members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were;
2nd Lt. James P. Gribbon Pilot
Sgt. Awon G. McKean Co Pilot
1st Lt. Roderick W. Ott ??
2nd Lt. Alten G. Schwartzman ??
Sgt. Frederick Kelly ??
S/Sgt. Joseph B. Aiello ??
Joseph died during (unknown) plane went Missing, on March 8, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Joseph is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html