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Arrasmith, John Philip

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant John Philip Arrasmith.

Unit/Placed in, 427th Night Fighter Squadron.


John is born approx. on 24 October, 1921 in Bethany, Missouri.

Father, Clarence A. Arrasmith.

Mother, Esther H. Arrasmith.

Sister(s), Carrol J. Arrasmith.

Brother(s), George F. and Clarence H. Arrasmith.


John enlisted the service in California with service number # 0-872251.


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

Major           Richard F. Ginther            Pilot

2nd Lt.         William H. Mc Wirck         Co Pilot

2nd Lt.         James M. Citron               Navigator

2nd Lt.         John P. Arrasmith            Asst. Navigator/Bombardier

S/Sgt.          Aaron Cohen                   Engineer

S/Sgt.          Jack R. Laney                  Asst. Engineer

T/Sgt.          Joseph J. Somrader          Passenger

S/Sgt.          Gerald Dunbar                 Passenger

Sgt.             Floyd L. Ricks                  Passenger

Sgt.             Philip A. Jones                 Passenger

Major           E.J. Witzenburger             Passenger

Sgt.             Theodore F. Kobalow         Passenger

Sgt.             Howard J. Redfield           Passenger

Sgt.             Robert J. Thompson          Passenger

Pfc.             Bruce M. White                Passenger


John died during the mission to India, where they never arrived on 4 July, 1945, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


John 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

427th Night Fighter Squadron
Airfield Chengkung, China
His rank Second Lieutenant