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Audinwood, Willis R.

Rank and Name, Sergeant Willis R. Audinwood.

Unit/Placed in, 869th Bomber Squadron, 497th Bomber Group, Very Heavy.


Willis is born approx. on 1925.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


Willis enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 33610438.


Willis Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were,

1st Lt.           Edwin F. Dietzel                Airplane Commander

2nd Lt.         Edward B. Collins              Pilot

2nd Lt.          Jules Levy                        Navigator

2nd Lt.          Harold E. Stambaugh         Bombardier

MSgt.           Leo C. Blough                    Flight Engineer

S/Sgt.           Leo F. Williams                  Central Fire Control

Sgt.              Chester F. Krysiak             Radio Operator

Sgt.              Anthony W. Korne jo         Left Gunner

Sgt.              Willis J. Comer                  Right Gunner

Sgt.              William H. Gray                Tail Gunner

Sgt.              Willis R. audinwood            Radar Operator

Willis was KIA (no record) during the mission to Tokyo, after Take-off never heard of seen from any on 2 April 1945, 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.


Willis is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Elmwood Cemetery, Caton, Steuben County, New York, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.exciteableitalian.com/497/497th_Missions.htm


Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

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

869th Bomber Squadron
47th Bomber Group
Isley Airfield, Saipan
His rank Sergeant