Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Lester L. Amstutz.
Unit/Placed in, 371st Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Lester is born approx. on Oct. 15, 1918 in Ohio.
Father, Henry Amstutz.
Mother and Siblings, No Record Available.
enlisted the service in with service number # .
Lester ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
1st Lt. Melvin Feigen Pilot
2nd Lt. Richard L. Jacobs Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Lynn R. Walker Navigator
2nd Lt. William D. Mulberry Bombardier
T/Sgt. Melvin J. Standriga Engineer
S/Sgt Frank Anseler Ass’t. Engineer
T/Sgt. Raymond T. Nolan Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Lester L. Amstutz Ass’t Radio Operator
S/Sgt Robert J. Pribish Tail Gunner
S/Sgt. Colonel A Brooks Armored Gunner
Lester died on a search mission they never came back/heard off on July 13, 1943, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Lester is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He Also has a Memorial Grave at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Medina County, Ohio, 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