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Arnold, Maurice V.

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Maurice V. Arnold.

Unit/Placed in, 99th Bomber Squadron, 9th Bomber Group, Very Heavy.


Maurice is born approx. on 1918 in Ohio.

Father, Edward S. Arnold.

Mother, Ella N. (Davis) Arnold.

Sister(s), Edna C. Pauline and Rhea O. Arnold.

Brother(s), Edward E. and James R. Arnold.


Maurice enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 0-664285.


Maurice ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29  were,

1st Lt.          Joseph R. Lewis       Pilot

2nd Lt.         William E. Row Jr.   Co Pilot

1st Lt.          Maurice V. Arnold    Navigator

1st Lt.          William E. Dutrow   Bombardier

S/Sgt.          William Yarewick     Engineer

Sgt.             Warren J. Dixon      Radio Operator

S/Sgt.          Gary G. Victery Jr.  Central Fire Control

S/Sgt.          Howard E. Stein      Radar Operator

Sgt.             Robert R. Canova     Gunner

Pfc.             Charles W. Smith     Gunner

Sgt.             Howard A. Fiedler    Gunner


Maurice was KIA when the plane got shot by Anti-Aircraft and crashes in sea on 23 May, 1945, 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.


Maurice is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/9th_Bombardment_Group.html

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

99th Bomber Squadron
9th Bomber Group
Tinian Airfield
His rank First Lieutenant
Maurice V. Arnold