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Altig, Jerald H.

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

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

 

531st Bomber Squadron
380th Bomber Group
B-24
Nose-Art Plane
His rank Technical Sergeant