Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Harald Edwin Rasmussen.
Unit/Placed in, 16th Squadron, 4th Combat Cargo Group.
Harald is born approx. on 28 Aug. 1919.
Father, Rasmus L. Rasmussen.
Born in Denmark.
Mother, Violet (Norris) Rasmussen.
Harald enlisted the service in California with service number # 0-778947.
Harald ‘s Crew-members that died in the crash were on-board the plane a C-46 were,
2nd Lt. Harald E. Rasmussen Pilot
S/Sgt. Robert W. Richardson ??
Harald was KIA when his Plane Crashed after Take-Off on 9 March 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with 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.
Harald is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at El Camino Memorial Park
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.cbi-history.com/part_id.html#24
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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com