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Arnold, William Cleveland

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant William Cleveland Arnold.

Unit/Placed in, 11th Bomber Squadron, 341st Bomber Group, Medium.


William is born approx. on 14 July, 1920 in Illinois.

Father, William E. Arnold.

Mother, Nora M. (Bogue) Arnold.

Brother(s), Robert W. Arnold.


William enlisted the service in Indiana with service number # 2051767.


William ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,

2nd Lt.         William C. Arnold             Pilot

1st Lt.          Harland B. Keating           Co Pilot

1st Lt.          William H.C. White            Bombadier/Navigator

Sgt.             Lynwood W. Smith           Engineer/Gunner


William was KIA on the mission, after the bomb drop they touched  the mast of the ship and crashed on the river bank on 30 December, 1943, 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.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.usaaf-in-cbi.com/341st_web/fronta.htm

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





11th Bomber Squadron
341st Bomber Group
North American B-25 Mitchell
Airfield Suichwan, China
Bomber Group Squadrons
His rank Second Lieutenant