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Angelakos, Peter W.

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.


Thanks to, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/units/usaaf/5bg/index.html

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

72th Bomber Squadron
5th Bomber Group
Mokerang Airfield, Papua
His rank First Lieutenant