Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Dominic Armaline.
Unit/Placed in, 394th Bomber Squadron, 5th Bomber Group, (Heavy).
Dominic is born approx. on Nov. 5, 1922 in Youngs Town, Ohio.
Father, William Armaline.
Mother, Maria C (Lemma) Armaline.
Parents born in Italy.
Sister(s), Francis and Rose Armaline.
Brother(s), Rocco and James Armaline.
Dominic enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 15324454.
Dominic ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
1st Lt. Benjamin R. Whitaker Pilot
2nd Lt. Robert A. Nelson Co Pilot
2nd Lt. August A. Stasio Navigator
F/O. James E. Shallenberger Bombardier
F/O. Arthur B. Sobol (Engineer)
T/Sgt. Edmund R. Serrano (Radio Operator)
S/Sgt. Dominic Armaline (Ball Turret Gunner)
T/Sgt. Howard S. Browman (Top Turret Gunner)
S/Sgt. Leo R. Bender (Waist Gunner)
S/Sgt. Rocco Piligno (Tail Gunner)
Dominic was KIA on a combat mission they returned and came in collision with a other plane, an both crashed in the Pacific on April 30, 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army 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.
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
Positions (not sure)