Rank and Name, Major Robert Thermond Arnoldus.
Unit/Placed in, Headquarters Squadron, 468th Bomber Group, Heavy.
Robert is born approx. on 9 July, 1917 in Oregon.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Spouse, Dorothy B. Arnoldus.
Robert enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # 0-412133.
Robert ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were,
Colonel Ted S. Faulkner Pilot
1st Lt. Maurice E. Eigler Co Pilot
Major Robert T. Arnoldus Navigator
Major Harve N. Johnson Bombardier
1st Lt. Harry H. Peterson Radar Operator
F/O. Edward J. Kennedy Engineer
Sgt. William Glibbon Radio Operator
Sgt. Ward Miller Central Fire Control /Gunner
S/Sgt. Buster Westbrook Left Gunner
S/Sgt. Hubert B. Gruber Right Gunner
S/Sgt. Emerald T. Queen Tail Gunner
Passenger John Andrew War Correspondent
Robert was KIA on the Mission to the Singapore Naval base and for reason unknown, they saw the plane crash at Bengal Bay on 5 November, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Robert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Summerville Cemetery,
Summerville, Union County, Oregon, USA.
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