I found the following information on this soldier on http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft
Radio operator on B-25H Mitchell #43-4???, Number 321. No Missing Air Crew Report found.
Took off from Banika Field (North Field, Sunlight) in the Russell Islands on an experimental strafing mission over Buka Island. Shot down by anti-aircraft fire and crashed into the sea offshore while on a strafing attack. Two members of the crew and Sgt. Newman's body were rescued by a New Zealand PBY Catalina.
NARA War Department records list this soldiers Home of Record as Sedgwick County, Kansas...Killed In Action.
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