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Reed, Samuel A.

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.


Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

823th Bomber Squadron
38th Bomber Group
Yontan Airfield, Okinawa
Squadron Pilots
His rank Second Lieutenant