Paul Everette Humphrey

Aircraft B-24 with serialnumber 44-49870 was on a mission to Balikpapan, Borneo on 18 June 1945. The plane lost altitude at take off srom Samar airstrip Atguivan, Samar Island, Philippine Islands, hit the water and exploded. Paul Humphrey is memorialized at Manila American Cemetery.

Crewmembers
Pilot, 2nd Lt Michael D. Orisini
Co-Pilot, F/O George D. Russell
Cpl Carl C. Carlson
2nd Lt Paul E. Humphrey
2nd Lt Earnest W. Caldwell
Cpl Robert M. Stiteler
Cpl Robert E. Gwann
Cpl Burke T. Braithwaite

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of death: 18 June 1945
  • County: Blount
  • Hometown: Maryville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 23rd Bomber Squadron, 5th Bomber Group, Heavy
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Middle Panel
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