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