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Aversa, Louis

Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Louis Aversa.

Unit/Placed in, 71st Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Louis is born approx. on 1921 in New York.

Mother, Sophie Aversa.


Louis enlisted the service in New York with service number # 12127845.


Louis‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,

1st Lt.           Vincent D. Jamme Jr.        Pilot

2nd Lt.          William E. Davenport         Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Victor J. Mazur                 Navigator

TSgt.            Louis Aversa                     Radio Operator/Gunner

TSgt.            Denver M. Bryant             Engineer/Gunner

SSgt.            Martin L. Bernstein           Armorer Gunner

Louis was KIA When they were hit by FLAK that damaged an Engine, so they must ditched the Plane in the China Sea on 13 March 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Louis is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.


Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/38th_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

71st Bomber Squadron
38th Bomber Group
North American B-25 Mitchell
Lingayen (Strip) Airfield
Nose Art their plane
His rank Technical Sergeant