Rank and Name, Captain Lyle F. Anaker.
Unit/Placed in, 500th Bomber Squadron, 345th Bomber Group “Air Apaches”.
Lyle is born approx. on 1920 in Wisconsin.
Father, Eugene W. Anacker.
Mother, Lydia (Zess) Anacker.
Sister(s), Blanche, Lois and Joyce Anacker.
Brother(s), Wayne Anacker.
Lyle enlisted the service in Wisconsin with service number # 0-662853.
Lyle ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,
Captain Lyle E. Anacker Pilot
2nd Lt. David e. Konning Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Jerome A. Migliacci Navigator
S/Sgt. George M. Hardy Jr. Engineer/Gunner
S/Sgt. Svec Millard Radio Operator/Gunner
S/Sgt. Robert T. Henderson Armored Gunner
Lyle was KIA on the way back they were attacked and crashed on Oct. 18, 1943, he is honored with a Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Lyle is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.345thbombgroup.org/
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