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Amster, Harold F.

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Harold F. Amster.

Unit/Placed in, 372nd Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group (Heavy).


Harold is born approx. on March 7, 1917 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Father, Mortimer Amster.

Mother, Minnie Amster.

Parents born in Czechoslovakia.

Sister(s), Ruth Amster.

Brother(s), Eugene Amster.


Harold enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # O-676332.


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

2nd Lt.          Kenneth Kiensle                Pilot

2nd Lt.         Paul M. Hauser                 Co Pilot

F/O              Paul E. Schmidt                Navigator

1st Lt.           Harold F. Amster               Instructor Bombardier

2nd Lt.          Donald H. Nelson               Bombardier

S/Sgt.           George W. Metzinger          Engineer

Sgt.              William C. Fenske              Asst. Engineer

S/Sgt.           Herbert S. McDill               Radio Operator

Sgt.              Guy L. Fitch                     Asst. Radio Operator

Sgt.              Mike Sis                           Gunner

Sgt.              Milo E. Foreman                Gunner


Harold was KIA when they came in bad weather, believed ti a Mid Air Collision with a other plane from the bomber Group on Aug. 25, 1944,  he is honored with an Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Harold is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Glenville Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA.

And at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.


Thanks to, https://www.307bg.net/

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

372nd Bomber Squadron
307th Bomber Group
Lone Ranger
Airdrome Wakde, Papua (Indonesia)
His rank First Lieutenant