Rank and Name, Captain John L. Armor.
Unit/Placed in, 71st Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group, Heavy.
John is born approx. on 1920 in Arkansas.
Father, Robert L. Armor.
Mother, Ola M. Armor.
Sister(s), Frances E. Armor.
Brother(s), Robert L. Armor.
John enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 0-791663.
John ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,
Captain John L. Armor Pilot
2nd Lt. James F. Garner Co Pilot
1st Lt. Lawrence M. Elkins Navigator
S/Sgt. Melvin L. Hamner Radio Operator/Gunner
S/Sgt. Billy H. Smith Jr. Gunner
John was KIA on the mission when the plane was hit by Anti-Aircraft fire and crashed on Dec. 20, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Silver Star Medal, 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.
Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/38th_Bombardment_Group.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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com