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Ameringer, Irving Wood

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Irving Wood Ameringer Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 16th Bomber Squadron, 16th Bomber Group (Very Heavy).


Irving is born approx. on July 6, 1917 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Father, Irving W. Ameringer.

Mother, Edna H. (Heimann) Ameringer.

Brother(s), Allan H. Ameringer.

Spouse, Helen J. (Hutwagner) Ameringer.


Irving enlisted the service in Wisconsin with service number # 2068825.


Irving ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were,

1st Lt.           Berry A. Milford                Airplane Commander

2nd Lt.          James Trivette Jr.             Pilot

1st Lt.           K. Warren Rollius              Navigator

1st Lt.           Rex E. Werring Jr.             Bombardier

2nd Lt.          Irving W. Ameringer          Radar Operator

Sgt.              Morton Finkelstein            Engineer

Sgt.              Robert E. Lynch                Radio Operator Mechanic

Sgt.              Clarence E. Nelson             Electrical Mechanic (CFC)/Gunner

S/Sgt.           Harol G. Schaeffer             Armored Gunner

Sgt.              Phillip G. Tripp                 Tail Gunner


Irving was KIA when the engines had a malfunction, the landed and the plane suddenly blew up on July, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Irving 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/16th_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

16th Bomber Squadron
Casualty List
His rank Second Lieutenant