Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Jack Sterling M. Arnett.
Unit/Placed in, 424th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy.
Jack is born approx. on Dec 1, 1919 in Tyler, West Virginia.
Father, Bernice B. Arnett.
Mother, Verla D. (Ash) Arnett.
Brother(s), Howard M. and Warren G. Arnett.
Jack enlisted the service in West Virginia with service number # 0-809803.
Jack ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
2nd Lt. Jack S.M. Arnett Pilot
F/O. William B. Simpson Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Frank J. Arhar Navigator
2nd Lt. Arthur J. Schumacher Bombardier
T/Sgt. Robert J. Stinson Engineer
S/Sgt. Jimmie Doyle Assist. Engineer
T/Sgt. Charles T. Goulding Radio Operator
S/Sgt. John Moore Assist. Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Leland D. Price Gunner
S/Sgt. Earl E. Yoh Gunner
Sgt. Alexander B. Vick Photographer
Jack was KIA when on the bombing mission to Palau, when his plane was shot and crashed on Sep.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.
Jack was first buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
His remains are discovered in 2004 and his final resting place now is at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Emmanuel Episcopal Church Memorial Garden, Orlando, Orange County, Florida, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.307bg.net/research.asp
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
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.