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.
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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com