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Amaral, Joseph P.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Joseph P. Amaral.

Unit/Placed in, 819th Bomber Squadron, 30th Bomber Group (Heavy).


Joseph is born approx. on 1924 in Almeda County, California.

Father, Joseph Amaral.

Mother, Mary Amaral.

Parents born in the Azores.

Sister(s), Frances Amaral.

Brother(s), John and Louis Amaral.


Joseph enlisted the service in California with service number # 39129523.


Joseph ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24  were,

2nd Lt.          James R. Mosher               Pilot

2nd Lt.          Jack H. Davis                    Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Harold J. Puckett              Navigator

F/O              John R. Shields                 Bombardier

S/Sgt.           Bernhard J. Mistretta        Engineer/Nose Turret Gunner

Sgt.              John Gaydzik                   Top Turret Gunner

S/Sgt.           Thomas G.Glancy               Left Waist Gunner

S/Sgt.           Joseph P. Amaral              Right Waist Gunner

Pfc.              Kesler W. Harbin               Tail Gunner

Sgt.              James H. Homer               Radio Operator

Sgt.              Frank J. Meszaros              Radar Observer

Captain        Carey A. Stone Jr.             Flight Surgeon


Joseph was KIA when they got attacked by several Japanese Fighters, got shot and crashed on Aug. 14, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Joseph is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/30th_Bombardment_Group.html

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


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

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

819th Bomber Squadron
30th Bomber Group (Heavy)
East Field Airport , Saipan
Japanese A6M Zero "Zeke"
Air Medal
Aerial Gunner Badge
His rank Staff Sergeant