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VanZandt, Harry M.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Harry M. VanZandt.

Unit/Placed in, 47th Fighter Squadron, 15th Fighter Group “The Long Campaign”.

 

Harry is born approx. on Aug. 1, 1917 in Vancouver, Washington.

 

Mother, Estella vanZandt.

 

Harry enlisted the service in Washington with service number # o-774365.

 

Harry’s Crew and position on-board the plane a P-51 were,

 

2nd Lt.          Harry M. VanZandt          Pilot

 

Harry died while on escort with B-29 he came in bad weather conditions and probably crashed in sea near Honshu on June 1, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Harry is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Old Vancouver City Cemetery, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA.

 

Thanks to https://www.7thfighter.com/15thfg/index.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  AirForce, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/   

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

Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl

47th Fighter Squadron
15th Fighter Group
Casualty List
North American P-51 Mustang
South Field, Iwo Jima
His rank Second Lieutenant