Rank and Name, Private Theodore A. Alleckson.
Unit/Placed in, 36th Bomber Squadron, 28th Bomber Group (heavy).
Theodore is approx. born on 1917 in North Dakota.
Father, Alleck J. Alleckson.
Mother, Anna E. (Strand) Alleckson.
Sisters, Teresa E. GeraldineA. And Anette Alleckson.
Brother, Erling A. Alleckson.
Theodor enlisted the service in North Dakota with service number # 37611263.
Theodore’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a B-17 were,
Major Jack S. Marks Pilot
2nd Lt. John R. Giddens Co Pilot
1st Lt. Harold E. Mitts Navigator
S/Sgt. John B. Cane Bombardier
Cpl. Edward P. Dwelis Engineer
Cpl. Hubert D. Smith Radio Operator
Pvt. Concetto Castagna Jr. Top Turret Gunner
Pvt. Robert G. Brown Waist Gunner
Pvt. Theodore A. Alleckson Tail Gunner
Sgt. Bill V. Diehl Photographer
Theodore was KIA when the plane was in diving position and on fire, exploded nobody bailed out and crashed near Rat Island on July 17, 1942, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Theodore is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com