Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Jerald H. Altig.
Unit/Placed in, 531st Bomber Squadron, 380th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Jerald is born approx. on 1923 in Nebraska.
Father, William C. Altig.
Sister(s), Thelma M Altig.
Brother(s), Charles W. and Russell K. Altig.
Jerald enlisted the service in Nebraska with service number # 37266507.
Jerald ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
2nd Lt. Joseph B. Connaughton Pilot
2nd Lt. Jay W. Swan Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Edward J. Plotkin Navigator
2nd Lt. Henry L Ostapowsld Bombardier
T/Sgt. Smith M. Abbott Engineer
T/Sgt. Jerald H. Altig Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Lonnie L. Albert Armor Gunner
S/Sgt. Joseph C. Barb Nose Gunner
S/Sgt. George P. Adams Top Turret Gunner
S/Sgt. Henry F. Bain Tail Gunner
S/Sgt. Harry G. Rollings Photographer
Jerald was KIA on Takeoff for the mission the plane exploded on the runway on Juni 18, 1944, he is honored with a Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Jerald is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://380th.org/
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