Anthony Lloyd William Amaya

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 33914 - 2Lt Anthony L W Amaya, was born on June 13, 1917. According to our records California was Amaya's home or enlistment state. Furthermore, we have...

Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 2 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Bremen / Wilhelmshaven in B-17 42-29915 11-Jun-43; Shot down, plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 1760

Awards: AM, PH.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 379th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 524th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 20119730 / O-731722
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Thunder God
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 524th Bomb Squadron

Missions

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Gonzales, California, USA 1917-06-13 Son of Mrs Eloi Joseph Amaya.

Died

North Sea 1943-06-11 Failed to Return (FTR) Bremen / Wilhelmshaven in B-17 42-29915 11-Jun-43; Shot down, plane crashed into North Sea. KIA MACR 1760

Based

Killed in Action (KIA)

Kimbolton 1943-06-11 Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF.

Buried

Tablets of the Missing Netherlands American Cemetery

Enlisted

Moffet Field, CA 1942-01-07 Moffet Field, California

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:03:50
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1760 / MACR 1760; The 379th Bombardier Group Anthology, pg 262 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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