Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Vincent Gerard Badolato.
Unit/Placed in, 7th Rescue Squadron.
Vincent is born approx. on 1 March 1925 in Italy.
Father, Domnick Badolato.
Mother, Vicoria Badolato.
Sister(s), Clara and Therese Badolato.
Parents, Sister Clara an Vincent were born in Italy, and immigrated the States at 1928.
Vincent enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 2084188.
Vincent‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a OA-10A were,
1st Lt. Harris Kamis Pilot
2nd Lt. Benjamin F Colson Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Vincent G Badolato Navigator
Sgt. Stanley R Kelley Radio Operator
Cpl. Bedford K Metzger Jr Asst. Engineer
Pfc. Riego C Miguel Engineer
1st. Sgt Joseph G Ritchie Passengers
Pfc. Richard K Albert Passengers
Vincent died during a Training Flight by reason Unknown (Post War) on 8 Aug, 1946, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Vincent is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe on Facebook.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/