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Annabalina, Lewis P.

Rank and Name, Sergeant Lewis P. Annabalani.

Unit/Placed in, 493rd Bomber Squadron, 7th Bomber Group (Heavy).


Lewis is born approx. on Oct. 13, 1925 in. Connecticut

Father, Angelo Annabalina.

Mother, Aurelia V. Annabalina.

Parents born in Italy.

Sister(s), Tina, Elda and Beatrice Annabalina.

Brother(s), Tony, Gene and Albert Annabalina.


Lewis enlisted the service in Connecticut with service number # 31411344.


Lewis ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

2nd Lt.          Wesley H. Somers              Pilot

2nd Lt.          James C. McGinty              Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Frederick P. Prevot            Navigator

2nd Lt.          James M. Moore                Bombardier

2nd Lt.          Kenneth E. Swanson          Radar Observer

Pfc.              Arthur H. Feinberg            Engineer

Sgt.              Leo D. Kehoe                     Radio Operator

Sgt.              George R. Oberlander Jr.    Gunner

Sgt.              Lewis P. Annabalina          Gunner

Lewis was KIA/died when returning from the mission the contact was lost (it’s presumed they crashed into the Bay of Bengal near Akyab Burma) on,  he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Lewis is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.cbi-history.com/part_vi_7th_bomb_gp-3.htm

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


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

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

493rd Bomber Squadron
7th Bomber Group
Airfield Pandaveswar, India
Aerial Gunners Pin
C(hina)B(urma)I(ndia) Badge
10th Air Force
His rank Sergeant