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.
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