Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Robert S. Rasmussen.
Unit/Placed in, 98th Bomber Squadron, 11th Bomber Group, Heavy.
Robert is born approx. on 1920 in Oregon.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Robert enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # 0-728109.
Robert ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
1st Lt. William R. Hitchcock Pilot
2nd Lt. Robert S. Rasmussen Co Pilot
Capt. Fred L. Disterdick Asst. Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Marshall R. Check Navigator
2nd Lt. Gordon O. Howard Bombardier
Sgt. Alfred H. Foreman Engineer
Pvt. William C. Glancy Asst. Engineer
S/Sgt. Roger M. Wyman Radio Operator
Sgt. Joseph H. Madapas Asst. Radio Operator
Sgt. Earl R. Rector Gunner
Pvt. Robert J. Hanon Gunner
Robert died on a Searchmission, when the Plane did not Returned from the mission to the base with no reason on 22 Aug. 1943, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Robert is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://11thbombgroup.org/home.html
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