Rank and Name, First Sergeant Harold T. Atkins.
Unit/Placed in, 670th Anti-Aircraft Machine Gun Battery.
Harold was a passenger on a flight to replace personal, it was done with a B-24d “Weezie” that was transferred from the 90th Bomber group to Combat Replacement Training Center, and it was on Ferry Transport to Nadzab Airfield, New Guinea, with 3 Crewmembers and 18 Passengers and never Arrived.
Harold is born approx. on 1921.
Brother(s), Turner Atkins.
Harold enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 19018763.
Harold‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
2nd Lt. Robert E. Allred Pilot
2nd Lt.. Raymond J. Geis Jr. Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Keith T. Holm Navigator
Pfc. Carlin E. Loop Passenger
1e Sgt. Harold T. Atkins Passenger
Capt. Charles R. Barnard Passenger
2nd Lt. Stanley G. Gross Passenger
2nd Lt. Charles R. Steiner Passenger
2nd Lt. Melvin E. Walker Passenger
2nd Lt. Emory C. Young Passenger
1e Sgt. Weldon W. Frasier Passenger
S/Sgt. Thomas J. Carpenter Jr. Passenger
S/Sgt. William R. Sharke Passenger
S/Sgt. Frank Ginter Passenger
S/Sgt. John J. Stasekowski Passenger
S/Sgt. Robert J. Thompson Passenger
Sgt. Clint P. Butler Passenger
Sgt. Stanley C. Lawrence Passenger
Sgt. Charles R. Samples Passenger
Tec4. Joseph E. Machorek Passenger
Cpl. Joseph B. Mattem Passenger
Harold died when the Plane never arrived his destination on 22 March 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Harold was first buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
His remains were recovered, not known where he is reburied, presumably with his Parents.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Carrington Cemetery, Carrington, Foster County, North Dakota, 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