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Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant George E. Alderfer.
Unit/placed in, 822nd Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group (Medium).
George was born on/in 1925 in County, .
Father, Walter B. Alderfer.
Mother, Lulu Alderfer.
Sisters, Mary E. and Clara Alderfer.
Brother, Jack Alderfer.
George entered the Service from Cleveland, Ohio in Feb. 28, 1941 with servicenumber # 35010943.
George’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were;
Capt. David C. Bryant Jr Pilot
1st Lt. George E. Summers Co Pilot
T/Sgt. Elmer W. Beck Radio Operator
Sgt. Leslie C. Tucker Engineer
T/Sgt. John H. Greenfield Crew Chief
1st Lt. David E. Goodwin Passenger
1st Lt. John H. Stewart Passenger
1st Lt. Joseph F. Meyers Passenger
2nd Lt. Alden J. Chatwin Passenger
S/Sgt. Ted P. Shawbowski Passenger
2nd Lt. George E. Alderfer Passenger
2nd Lt. McLeod Jones Passenger
George was KIA when the plane disappeared from the radar, probably crashed in the mountains , on Jan. 21, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
George is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-25/42-64807.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html