Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Francis Henry Armstrong.
Unit/Placed in, 75th Fighter Squadron, 23rd Fighter Group.
Francis is born approx. on Sep. 19, 1918 in North Bergen, New Jersey.
Father, Francis C. Armstrong.
Mother, Catherine (Whiteridge) Armstrong.
Francis enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # O-801319.
Francis was KIA on the mission he failed to return (presumed he was attacked a shot by Anti-Aircraft) on June 26, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Francis 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 Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, 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