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1Lt Joseph E Forest

1Lt Joseph E Forest

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 22 Sep 1943 (aged 24–25)
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 56788120 · View Source
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Joseph served as a First Lieutenant, 39th Fighter Squadron, 35th Fighter Group, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Merrimack County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on September 7, 1940, prior to the war, in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Apprentice in a printing trade and also as Single, without dependents.

Joseph was declared "Missing In Action" during the war.

He was awarded the "Distinguished Flying Cross", Air Medal, and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-729331

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56788120
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Joseph E Forest (1918–22 Sep 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56788120, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .