Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant William Robert Armstrong.
Unit/Placed in, 394th Bomber Squadron, 5th Bomber Group, Heavy.
William is born approx. on 1924 in Idaho.
Father, Thomas Armstrong.
Mother, Gladys O. (Rockwell) Armstrong.
Sister(s), Katherine E.E. and Mary E. Armstrong.
William enlisted the service in Idaho with service number # 39461215.
William ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
2nd Lt. Gene J. Kurkowski Pilot
2nd Lt. Pete Potterpin Co Pilot
F/O Eugene H. Brush Navigator
2nd Lt. Richard T. Habel Bombardier
T/Sgt. James D. Owenby Engineer
S/Sgt. John W. Pangburn Asst. Engineer
T/Sgt. Charles B. Gabour Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Edgar D. Parris Asst. Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Sherrod G. Willis Gunner
S/Sgt. William R. Armstrong Gunner
William was KIA after he bailed out because the plane was on fire after being hit by Anti-Aircraft, he was never heard off on Dec. 1, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
William 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