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Arnett, William Lee

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant William Lee Arnett.

Unit/Placed in, Marine Fighting Squadron 122 (Leathernecks) (VMF-122), United States Marine Corps.


William is born approx. on Aug. 22, 1924 in Ambridge, Pennsylvania.

Father, William Arnett.

Mother, Catherine Arnett.

Sister(s), Betty J. and Virginia Arnett.

Brother(s), James R. Arnett.


William enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 0-039202.


William was KIA at Babelthuap, Peleliu during the Dogfights with the Japanese on Aug. 5, 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with Gold Star, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Good Conduct Medal, Marine Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine 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, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VMFA-122#World_War_II

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

Marine Fighting Squadron 122 (Leathernecks) (VMF-122)
Peleliu Airfield
Marine Aircraft Group 13
Aircrew VMF-122
William Lee Arnett
His rank Second Lieutenant