Rank and Name, Corporal Raymond Arena.
Unit/Placed in, 41st Bomber Group (Medium), 820th Bomber Squadron.
Raymond is born approx. on 1925 in West-Virginia.
Father, Bruno Arena.
Mother, Vincencia (Morasco) Arena.
Parents born in Italy.
Sister(s), Victoria, Theresa and Yolonda Arena.
Brother(s), Joseph, Sam, Theo, Earnest and Rudolph Arena.
Raymond enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 36654363.
Raymond ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,
1st Lt. William L. Chase Pilot
F/O. Thomas E. McMahon Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Arnold M. Gamsey Navigator/Radio Operator
Corp. Raymond Arena Bombardier/Gunner
Corp. Nelson. E. Borden Gunner
Sgt. William Townsend Gunner
Raymond was KIA when the plane was hit by Anti-Aircraft and crashed on July 10, 1945, 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.
Raymond 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