Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Kenneth N. Arvin.
Unit/Placed in, 868th Bomber Squadron, Heavy.
Kenneth is born approx. on 1924 in Michigan.
Father, Clarence H. Arvin.
Mother, Zella M. Arvin.
Brother(s), Eugene R. and Donald C. Arvin.
Kenneth enlisted the service in California with service number # 19141516.
Kenneth ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a SB-24 were,
1st Lt. Isaac H. Hanff Pilot
2nd Lt. Damon B. Brown Co Pilot
1st Lt. Thomas L. Philbrick Navigator
1st Lt. Morris M. Zeiler Bombardier
T/Sgt. Floyd F. Fleming Jr. Engineer
S/Sgt. Kenneth N. Arvin Asst. Engineer
T/Sgt. Donnell L. Walker Radio Operator
T/Sgt. Harold B. Bowers Radar Operator
S/Sgt. Leslie B. Crocker Gunner
S/Sgt. Edward A. Brinke Gunner
Kenneth was KIA when the plane crashed due to an Engine Failure after Take-Off on 21 Sep. 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Kenneth 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