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Armstrong, William Robert

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.


Thanks to,

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

394th Bomber Squadron
5th Bomber Group
Airfield Pitoe, Mororai Islands
90th Bomber Group
His rank Staff Sergeant