FltOff Thomas G. Bongiorno

FltOff Thomas G. Bongiorno

Birth
Death 12 Jul 1945
At Sea
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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U.S. Army Air Forces WORLD WAR II
Radar Bombardier Fl/Of. Thomas G. Bongiorno MIA/KIA
528th Bomber Squadron, 380th Bomber Group, Heavy
Hometown: New Jersey
Service# T-137958
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
Pilot Kenneth E. Dyson

Target: Nadzab
Mission Date: 12-Jul-45
Serial Number: # 44-50390
Aircraft Model B-24M
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name: BECOMIN' BACK
Location: At Sea Near Taiwan (Toshien , Formosa)
Cause: Shot down, flak, combat loss

he left for duty in the Pacific Theatre with the 528th Bomber Squadron, 380th Bomber Group. While on a mission in the vicinity of Taiwan, 12 July 1945, he was lost in action.

# 44-50390 Crew
Major Kenneth E. Dyson Command Pilot
1st/Lt. Michael J. Flanagan Jr. Navigator, Radar Navigator,
1st/Lt. Eugene Stark Bombardier
Fl/Of. Thomas G. Bongiorno Radar Bombardier
S/Sgt. James C. Heffington Flt Engineer

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New Jersey.

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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56786977
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for FltOff Thomas G. Bongiorno (unknown–12 Jul 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56786977, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .