Anthony Lloyd William Amaya

Military ROLL OF HONOUR
media-33914.jpeg 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 Gonzales listed as the city and Monterey County included within the archival record.
Enlisted in the Army Air Forces. Served during World War II. Amaya had the rank of Second Lieutenant. Occupation or specialty was Bombardier. Service number was 733509. Served with 379th Bomber Group, Heavy, 524th Bomber Squadron.
Amaya experienced a serious casualty which ultimately resulted in loss of life on June 11, 1943. Circumstances of the casualty were attributed to: "Missing in action or lost at sea"
Buried or memorialized at Tablets of the Missing at Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands.

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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 13 June 1917 Son of Mrs Eloi Joseph Amaya.

Enlisted

Moffet Field, CA 7 January 1942 Moffet Field, California

Died

North Sea 11 June 1943 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 11 June 1943 Assigned to 524BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF.

Buried

Tablets of the Missing Netherlands American Cemetery

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:03:50
ContributorAAM
ChangesAAM ingest
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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