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Arnold Jr. , Jan(ney) Dean

Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Jan(ney) Dean Arnold Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 319th Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Jan is born approx. on 11 October, 1921 in Jim Wells, Texas.

Father, Janney D. Arnold.

Mother, Bennie (Griffin) Arnold.

Spouse, Doris W. Arnold.


Jan enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 18188108.


Jan ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

2nd Lt.         Leonard J. Hogland           Pilot

2nd Lt.         Harold H. Morton             Co Pilot

2nd Lt.         Alexander Wasilenko         Navigator

2nd Lt.         Melvin R. Saxon               Bombardier

T/Sgt.          Jan D. Arnold Jr.             Radio Operator

T/Sgt.          Harry E. Jones                 Engineer

S/Sgt.          Jack W. Spiestersbach        Tail Gunner

S/Sgt.          Leslie E. Hoppel                Nose Gunner

S/Sgt.          Charles A. Derby              Right Waist Gunner

Sgt.             Mattie J. Szelag               Left Waist Gunner


Jan was KIA on the Mission when they were attacked by enemy Fighters who shot his engine’s and the plane caught fire on 11 June, 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.


Jan is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://www.90thbombgroup.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

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

319th Bomber Squadron
90th Bomber Group
Hollandia Airfield, New Guinea
Nose Art Plane
His rank Technical Sergeant