SSgt Raymond I Oxendine

Birth
North Carolina, USA
Death 2 Mar 1945 (aged 26–27)
At Sea
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 56777064 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Essie L. Oxendine who resided in Washington, D.C.

Raymond served as a Staff Sergeant & Armour / Gunner on B-25J #43-27819, 500th Bomber Squadron, 345th Bomber Group, Medium, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war.

B-25J #43-27819, while on a bombing mission, was hit by enemy anti-aircraft fire over Toyohara Airdrome in Formosa (current day Taiwan) and crashed into the sea and exploded 10 miles due west of Formosa.

Raymond was declared "Missing In Action" in this crash during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 33044780

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Airmen who perished on B-25J #43-27819:

Holz, Robert, Jr ~ Corp, Engineer, OH
Lometti, Adelmo D ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, NY
McKinney, Arthur D, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, TX
Montieth, Robert L ~ Capt, Navigator, IA
Nordby, William E ~ Corp, Radio Operator, CT
Oxendine, Raymond I S/Sgt, Gunner, DC

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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SSGT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56777064
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Raymond I Oxendine (1918–2 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56777064, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .