Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Salvatore C. Assisi.
Unit/Placed in, 492nd Bomber Squadron, 7th Bomber Group, Heavy.
Salvatore is born approx. on 4 Jan. 1924 in Brooklyn, New York.
Mother, Vivian C. (Nuzzo) Assisi.
Father and Siblings, No Record Available.
Salvatore enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 13130967.
Salvatore ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
1st Lt. Roy C. Vaugham Pilot
2nd Lt. Arleen W. Sundal Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Robert H. Faller Navigator
2nd Lt. Gustaf E. Johnson Bombardier
T/Sgt. Harold C. Bell Engineer
T/Sgt. Gilford H. Moen Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Henry A. Chlebowski Asst. Engineer/Gunner
S/Sgt. Charles W. Right Asst. Radio Operator/Gunner
S/Sgt. Charles E. Vickers Armour. Gunner
S/Sgt. Salvatore C. Assisi Asst. Armour Gunner
The MACR Report was in bad quality, so mistakes are possible.
Salvatore was KIA on the way to a Combat Mission they came under attack and the Enemy Fighter Collided with the Plane and the Crashed both on 26 Oct. 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.
Salvatore is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/7th_Bombardment_Group.html
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