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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com