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Augustynovich, Pete S.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Pete S. Augustynovich.

Unit/Placed in, 819th Bomber Squadron, 30th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Pete is born approx. on 10 Aug. 1916 in Barberton, Ohio.

Father, Boleslaw Augustynowig.

Mother, Teresa (Butryn) Augustynowig.

Brother(s), Pete, John, Andrew, Frank and Stephen Augustynowig.


Pete enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 39450169.


Pete‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24J were,

1st Lt.           Donald E. Painter              Pilot

1st Lt.           Walter L. Nelson               Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Morris S. Puryear              Navigator

1st Lt.           Raymond L. Behrend         Bombardier

1st Lt.           Charles W. Harmer            Observer

T/Sgt.          Walter W. Wolfe                Engineer

S/Sgt.           Floyd E. Pressley Jr.           Asst. Engineer

S/Sgt.           Pete S. Augustynovich        Gunner

T/Sgt.          George E. Paters               Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           John F. Boggs                   Gunner

S/Sgt.           Joseph X. Bongiorno          Gunner

Pete was KIA after “Bombs Away” they had Engine trouble, lost altitude and crashed, there where survivors seen in Sea but never heard off on 17 Jan. 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Medina County, Ohio, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/30th_Bombardment_Group.html

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

819th Bomber Squadron
30th Bomber group
isleyfield #2, Saipan
Pete S. Augustynovich
His rank Staff Sergeant
Nose-Art Plane