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TSgt Lucian Irvin Oliver, Jr

  • Birth 28 Aug 1920 Tennessee, USA
  • Death 20 Nov 1943 Papua New Guinea
  • Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
  • Plot Tablets Of The Missing
  • Memorial ID 56784576

Lucian served as a Technical Sergeant & Radar Operator on B-24D #42-40886, 64th Bomber Squadron, 43rd Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Shelby County, Tennessee prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on December 30, 1941 in Jackson, Mississippi. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Shipping and receiving clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

Lucian was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-24 crashed near Mount Eiyawaiy and Engati in Morobe Province during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 14070201

Lucian's remains were recovered and identified in 2009. He is now interred in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. " Click Here " for that record!

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Airmen who perished on B-24D #42-40886:

Bode, Charles A ~ T/Sgt, Engineer/Gunner, Maryland
French, Edward R ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, Pennsylvania
Heuss, Richard T ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, Michigan
Kirkpatrick, Ivan O ~ S/Sgt, Asst. Engineer, California
Miller, Robert A ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, Tennessee
Moore, James B ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, Massachusetts
Moran, James T ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, New York
Musgrave, William K ~ S/Sgt, Asst. Radio Operator, Illinois
Oliver, Lucian I, Jr ~ T/Sgt, Radar Operator, Tennessee
Streckenbach, Robert R, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, Wisconsin
Surabian, Roy ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, Massachusetts

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56784576
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TSgt Lucian Irvin Oliver, Jr (28 Aug 1920–20 Nov 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56784576, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .