Stankus, Jack G., S/Sgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
611-Aerial Gunner
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1943, 611, USAAF 12th Army Air Force
Service Years
1942 - 1943

Staff Sergeant

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Oct 10, 1943
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Florence, Italy
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple HeartWorld War II Fallen
  1943, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  1943, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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AAF Aerial Gunner Wings

 Unit Assignments
USAAF 12th Army Air Force
  1942-1943, 611, USAAF 12th Army Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 World War II
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
S/Sgt. Jack G. Stankus, 26 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Stankus was reported missing in action over Greece Oct. 10, 1943 and later declared dead. He was born at Large, Pa., May 17, 1919 and attended school at Thomas. Prior to entering the service on June 6, 1942, he was employed by the Three Fork Coal Company of Cassidy. He trained at Keesler Field, Miss. Aerial Gunnery School, Wendover, Utah; Bomb Squadron, Gower Field, Boise, Idaho and Casper, Wyoming. He was sent overseas to North Africa in July 1943

Jack G. Stankus

Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces

Service # 35382940

348th Bomber Squadron, 99th Bomber Group, Heavy

Entered the Service from: West Virginia
Died: 10-Oct-43
Buried at: Plot G Row 4 Grave 35
Florence American Cemetery
Florence, Italy
Awards: Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart
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