Rank and Name, Aviation Ordnance man Third Class Dominic Rocco Aquino.
Unit/Placed in, Navy Patrol Squadron 33 (VP-33) “Black Cats”.
Dominic is born approx. on no record.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Dominic enlisted the service in New York with service number # 6010283.
Dominic ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PBY-5 were,
Ltjg. John E. Tuohy Pilot
Ens. Otto W. Bushey
S2. Corayzo Giacommetti
Rm2. John P. Hartigan
Amm2. Robert L. Ayers
Aom2. Robert G. Brooker
Sf1. Artur J. Wieltz
Amm3. Tom D. Balesteri
Aom3. Dominic R. Aquino
Dominic died because an engine failure, they got in a spiral and crashed near Samarai, New Guinea on May 21, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Dominic is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.vpnavy.com/
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