Rank and Name, First Lieutenant John. Joseph Armato.
Unit/Placed in, 69th Bomber Squadron, 42nd Bomber Group, Medium.
John is born approx. on Sep. 27, 1921 in New York .
Father, Joseph Armato.
Mother, Matilde (Orlando) Armato.
Sister(s), Frances, Bernadine and Matilda Armato.
John enlisted the service in New York with service number #0-822619 .
John‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,
1st Lt. Otto L. Carter Jr. Pilot
1st Lt. John J. Armato Co Pilot
1st Lt. Don B. McFall Navigator
T/Sgt. Brown J. Hubbard Jr. Engineer
T/Sgt. Audrey W. Markham Radio Operator
Maj. Stewart E. Whita Passenger
1st Lt. Ritchie T. Jones Passenger
T/Sgt. Cecil A. Spurlack Passenger
John died on a administrate mission when he did not return, and no radio communication on June 6, 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Calverton National Cemetery,
Calverton, Suffolk County, New York, USA.
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