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Amos Jr. , Joseph Simpson

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Joseph Simpson Amos Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 883rd Bomber Squadron, 500th Bomber Group (Very Heavy).


Joseph is born approx. on 1919 in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Father, Joseph S. Amos.

Mother, Mildred (Smarr) Amos.

Sister(s), Helen Amos.


Joseph enlisted the service in South Carolina with service number # 0-742104.


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

1st Lt.           Joe S. Amos                      Pilot

2nd Lt.          Otis L. Perriman               Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          George Y. Rainey               Bombardier

2nd Lt           Dillon G. Miller                  Navigator

2nd Lt.          Fred W. Shippee                Engineer

Sgt.              Norman L. Young              Radio Operator

Sgt.              James R. Cusick                Radar Operator

Sgt.              John R. Volk                         Gunner

Cpl.              Morris S. Jones                 Gunner

Cpl.              James E. Johnson            Gunner

Sgt.              Robert R. Sadler              Gunner


Joseph was KIA when returning from the mission over the Pacific on Jan. 4, 1945, he is honored with a 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,

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

883rd Bomber Squadron, 500th Bomber Group
Isely Field, Saipan
The planes Nose art
Group Crew
His rank First Lieutenant