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.
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