Rank and Name, Sergeant James H. Andrews.
Unit/Placed in, 64th Bomber Squadron, 43rd Bomber Group, Heavy.
James is born approx. on 1922 in Farmville.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
James enlisted the service in North Carolina with service number # 6947160.
James ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-17 were,
1st Lt. Charles N. Cromwell Pilot
2nd Lt. John W. Bixby Co Pilot
1st Lt. Henry G. Carr Navigator
MSgt. Frank C. French Jr. Bombardier
TSgt. William F. Martin Radio Operator
Sgt. James H. Andrews Ball Turret Gunner
S/Sgt. Herbert L. Kerley Top Turret Gunner
Sgt. Glenn H. Davis Waist Gunner
Cpl. Raymond F. Ketnerr Tail Gunner
James was KIA when o bombing mission to a Japanese convoy, they were attacked by A6M Zero’s on Dec. 1, 1942, he is honored with a Silver Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
James is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls 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