Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Donald Hyett Armstrong.
Unit/Placed in, 418th Night Fighter Squadron.
Donald is born approx. on June 19, 1921 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Donald enlisted the service in New York with service number # 0-773985.
Donald ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a P-61 were,
2nd Lt. Donald H. Armstrong Pilot
F/O. Hubert Hutchinson, Jr. Radar Observer
Donald was KIA when he looked to get more info and crashed with his plane on the airstrip at Panay on March 16, 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.
Donald 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
A most unexpected and tragic occurrence befell the Squadron when 2nd Lt. DONALD H.
ARMSTRONG, O-773985, and his observer F/O JAMES J. LALLY, T-180252, experienced a highspeed stall close to the ground over the Jap strip at San Jose, Panay, and crashed northwest of the field.