Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Samuel A. Reed.
Unit/Placed in, 823th Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group (Medium).
Samuel enlisted in the service at Georgia with serial number # 2063275.
Samuel was a 1 Lt. in the 38th Bomber Group (M).
Samuel‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B- were,
2nd Lt. Hillard C. Hillard
2nd Lt. Robert H. Simer
2nd Lt. Samuel A. Reed
TSgt. John S. Menning
SSgt. David L. Kaplan
SSgt. Granville W. Ware
Samuel was KIA on the mission to bomb enemy ships on the Japanese coast.
These were daylight low level attacks, one of the bombs bounced back up and hit the plane, on Jul, 27, 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Samuel is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
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/