1Lt Francis Henry Armstrong

1Lt Francis Henry Armstrong

Birth
North Bergen, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Death 26 Jun 1944 (aged 25)
China
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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Francis served as a First Lieutenant & Pilot on P-40N #42-105276, 75th Fighter Squadron, 23rd Fighter Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Bergen County, New Jersey prior to the war.

Francis was declared "Missing In Action" when his P-40N was attacked and shot down by Japanese aircraft during the war. He crashed into the sea.

He was awarded the "Distinguished Flying Cross", Air Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-801319

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Francis Henry Armstrong (19 Sep 1918–26 Jun 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56786661, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .