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.
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