Rank and Name, Flight Officer Gordon W. Arnold.
Unit/Placed in, , 501st Bomber Squadron “Black Panthers”, 345th Bomber Group (Medium)”Air Apaches”.
Gordon is born approx. on Dec. 9, 1921 in New York.
Father, Henry J. Arnold.
Mother, Jean S. Arnold.
Half-brother(s), Nasta and ?? Arnold.
Gordon enlisted the service in Connecticut with service number # T-124481.
Gordon was KIA on the Mission when his position was hit by Gunfire/FLAK, he was the only crewmember that died on the flight on 13 January 1945, 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.
Gordon is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.345thbombgroup.org/
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