Sgt Theodore J Pinkos

Sgt Theodore J Pinkos

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 24 May 1944 (aged 31–32)
Austria
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 34 Site 4928
Memorial ID 15040178 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Theodore served as a Sergeant on B-24H (#42-52190), 740th Bomber Squadron, 455th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in New Haven County, Connecticut prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on March 16, 1942 in Hartford, Connecticut. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the manufacture of clocks and also as Single, without dependents.

Theodore was "Killed In Action", with two other members of his crew, when his B-24 was shot down over Austria during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred overseas and was later repatriated here on February 20, 1950.

Service # 31053515

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

He is interred with two other crew member of #42-52190:

Peyerl, Francis R., S/Sgt, Iowa
Link, Frederick W., Sgt, Maine

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Flowers

In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement

  • Created by: Hope
  • Added: 25 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15040178
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Theodore J Pinkos (1912–24 May 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15040178, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Hope (contributor 46790939) .