Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Raymond Ralph Altieri.
Unit/Placed in, 370th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Raymond is born approx. on 1924 in Buffalo, New York.
Father, Nicholas Altieri.
Mother, Teresa Altieri.
Parents born in Italy.
Sister(s), Lucy and Malfada Altieri.
Raymond enlisted the service in New York with service number # 32840591.
Raymond ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
1st Lt. Robert N. Gage Pilot
2nd Lt. Harry J. Willis Co Pilot
1st Lt. Paul J. Esser Jr. Navigator
1st Lt. Charles B. Clark Bombardier
T/Sgt. Jessie A. Anderson Engineer
S/Sgt. Fern O. Bruebaker Asst. Engineer
T/Sgt. Richard D. Stone Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Archie M. Dunn Radar Observer
S/Sgt. Raymond Artirie Gunner
S/Sgt. Melvin G. Ruckriegel Gunner
Raymond was KIA after the Mission when they were attacked by a Japanese Fighter or shot down by Anti-Aircraft on Oct. 3, 1944, he is honored with a Air Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Raymond is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.307bg.net/history/squadrons.asp
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com