Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Robert J. Arndt.
Unit/Placed in, 674th Bomber Squadron, 417th Bomber Group, Heavy.
Robert is born approx. on Sep. 30, 1921 in Minnesota.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Robert enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 0-699840.
Robert ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,
1st Lt. Edward V. Atwell Jr. Pilot
2nd Lt. Chester N. Burns Co Pilot
S/Sgt. Wilford F. Schappell Crew Chief
Other Passenger believed to been onboard aircraft.
Capt. Randall M. Dorton Jr. Bombardier
S/Sgt. Haynes C. Jump Passenger
Corp. Dillard Harmon Passenger
Corp. Paul T. Donahue Passenger
1st Lt. Robert J. Arndt Passenger
S/Sgt. Samuel F. Carter Passenger
Corp. Norman R. Suhr Passenger
Robert died because they never heard of again on May 22, 1944, 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.
Robert was buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
His remains are discovered and his final resting place now is at
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, 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