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Arhar, Frank J.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Frank J. Arhar.

Unit/Placed in, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy, 424th Bomber Squadron.


Frank is born approx. on Sep. 3, 1921 in Summerhill, Pennsylvania.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


Frank enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 0-709240.


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

2nd Lt.          Jack S.M. Arnett               Pilot

F/O.             William B. Simpson            Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Frank J. Arhar                  Navigator

2nd Lt.          Arthur J. Schumacher        Bombardier

T/Sgt.          Robert J. Stinson               Engineer

S/Sgt.           Jimmie Doyle                    Assist. Engineer

T/Sgt.          Charles T. Goulding            Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           John Moore                      Assist. Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Leland D. Price                 Gunner

S/Sgt.           Earl E. Yoh                       Gunner

Sgt.              Alexander B. Vick              Photographer


Frank was KIA when on the bombing mission to Palau plane his was shot and crashed on Sep.1, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, 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.

Frank is also mentioned at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.

Frank also has a Memorial Grave at Saint Joseph Cemetery, Beaverdale, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA.


Thanks to, https://www.307bg.net/research.asp

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


His remains have been recovered and identified on February 12, 2009.

When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.

424th Bomber Squadron
307th Bomber Group
Wakde Airfield, Papua
Plane nose art 453
Frank Joseph Arhar
His rank Second Lieutenant
Lone Ranger Group