Rank and Name, Chief Warrant Officer Floyd M. Appleman.
Unit/Placed in, 122nd Army Ground Forces Band.
Together with 3 Crew Members and 14 Passengers, he flew from Anchorage to Fairbanks in a C-47 from the US-AAF.
En route, while flying in marginal weather conditions and at insufficient altitude, the aircraft hit the slope of Mt Deception located in the Denali National Park. All eightteen occupants were killed.
Floyd is born approx. on Feb. 5, 1911 in Ohio.
Father, Charles M. Appleman.
Mother, Emma (Boettiger) Appleman.
Sister(s), Nellie M. Laura B. Ethel, Bessie V. Mary B. and Martha N. Appleman.
Brother(s), Charles C. and Joseph L. Appleman.
Spouse, Rose M. (Boescher) Appleman.
Floyd enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # W2000527.
Floyd ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-47 were,
2nd Lt. Roy Proebsle Pilot
2nd Lt. Peter blivens Co Pilot
Pfc. James A George Jr Radio Operator
Civ. Carl V. Harris Passenger
Ltjg. Athel L. Gil Passenger
CWO. Floyd M. Appleman Passenger
Sgt. William E. Backus Passenger
Maj. Rudolph F. Bostelman Passenger
Lt. Orlando J. Buck Passenger
Corp. Charles Dijkema Passenger
Pvt. Charles E. Ellis Passenger
Tec5. Maurice R. Gibbs Passenger
Pvt. Anthony Kasper Passenger
Pfc. Alfred S. Madiso Passenger
Pvt. Howard A. Pevey Passenger
Pfc. Clifford E. Phillips Passenger
Tec4. Timothy D. Stevens Passenger
Tec5. Edward S. Stoering Passenger
Floyd died when the Transport Plane flew against the Mountain Slope on, Sep. 18, 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Floyd is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts 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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com