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Arthur Acevedo

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed near Orleans, FR on 7 January 1944 in B-24D #42-63977 'Los Angeles City Limits. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Los Angeles, California 19 May 1917
Enlisted Los Angeles, California 10 April 1942
Killed in Action (KIA) France 7 January 1944
Died 7 January 1944
Buried Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial

Plot B, Row 10, Grave 68.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 June 2020 14:23:18 Andycole0 Changes to service number, highest rank, biography, awards, events and unit associations
Sources

American Battle Monument's Commission www.abmc.gov
The National Archive and Records Administration
Ancestry.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1854 / MACR 1854, 8th AF Losses, WWII memorial / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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