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Arnold, Rex D.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Rex D. Arnold.

Unit/Placed in, 374th Bomber Squadron, 308th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Rex is born approx. on 11 Feb. 1922 in Kansas.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


Rex enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 0-684459.


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

2nd Lt.         Lyle L. Schulskump           Pilot

2nd Lt.          Rex D. Arnold                  Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Luther W. Tate                Bombardier

2nd Lt.          Seymour Goldsmith          Navigator

S/Sgt.          Kosta Xita                      Engineer

S/Sgt.          John R. Rice                    Radio Operator

S/Sgt.          Matthew O. Kelsay            Asst. Engineer

T/Sgt.          Paul J. Koerner                Gunner

S/Sgt.          Robert V. Sayer               Gunner

S/Sgt          Anthony S. Kryscio           Radar Operator

Rex was KIA on a mission when in bad weather the plane hit a mountainside and crashed on 26 May, 1944,  he is honored with a Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to,

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

374th Bomber Squadron
308th Bomber Group
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Rex D. Arnold
His rank Second Lieutenant
Bomber Group Squadrons