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.
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