Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Kirby W. Neal.
Unit/Placed in, 90th Bomber Squadron, 3rd Bomber Group (Light).
The (old) 3rd Bomber group consisted in 4 Squadrons (norm. 3) and Various Groups,
1st Surveillance Group – 3rd Attack Group – 3rd Bombardment Group – 3rd Bombardment Wing – 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing – 3rd Operations Group.
M(issing) A(irCrew) R(eport)’s was infact started in the middle 1943, there were MACR, but not complete or missing information.
This one was in a PDF File about them.
Kirby is born approx. on 1917 in Louisiana.
Father, Charlie N. Neal.
Mother, Bertha L. Neal.
Sister(s), Ione L. Neal.
Brother(s), Everette H and Preston C. Neal.
Kirby enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 6925017.
Kirby ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,
Maj. Peterson Pilot
W/O. Wilson Engineer/Radio Operator
T/Sgt. Kirby Neal Bombardier/Navigator
S/Sgt. Champagne UG
Sgt. Graham RG
Capt. Herbert Passenger
Kirby was KIA no record on Nov. 25, he is honored with a Silver Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Kirby is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.3rdattackgroup.org/
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com