Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Peter W. Angelakos.
Unit/Placed in, 72nd Bomber Squadron, 5th Bomber Group, Heavy.
Peter is born approx. on 1921 in Georgia.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Peter enlisted the service in South Carolina with service number # O-684825.
Peters ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
1st Lt. Peter W. Angelakos Pilot
1st Lt. Walter F. Lewis Co Pilot
1st Lt. Irvin B. Furman Navigator
1st Lt. Robert L. Edwards Bombardier
T/Sgt. Carl E. Rich Engineer
S/Sgt. Malcolm D. Roberts Jr. Asst Engineer
T/Sgt. Marion Ray Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Emmanuel McCallister Asst. Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Robert W. Handley Gunner
S/Sgt. Curtis Borror Jr. Gunner
Peter was KIA when the plane seems to have engine problems and suddenly caught fire on June 3, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Peter 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