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Araneo, Frank W.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Frank W. Araneo.

Unit/Placed in, 16th Fighter Squadron, 51st Fighter Group.


Frank is born approx. on 1909 in New Jersey.

Father, Joe Araneo.

Mother, Columbia Araneo.

Parents born in Italy.

Sister(s), Minnie Araneo.

Brother(s), Melio, John and Jerry Araneo.


Frank enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 0-707639.


Frank ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a P-51 were,

2nd Lt.       Frank W. Araneo         Pilot


Frank died on a Ferry Mission to Chenkiang last contact true radio on Dec. 17, 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/AAF/IV/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


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

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

16th Fighter Squadron
51st Fighter Group
War Theatre #12 - France - Airplanes North American P-51 Mustang figher plane over France. Mustangs served in nearly every combat zone. P-51s had destroyed 4,950 enemy aircraft in the air, more than any other fighter in Europe. Also used for photo recon and ground support use due to its limited high-altitude performance.
Chengkung Airfield, China
Nose Art P-51
His rank First Lieutenant