668th BS Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

S/Sgt. Arthur F. Galloway

Airplane Mechanic-Gunner,  35631618

Killed In Action - Dec 25, 1944

668th Bombardment Squadron (L)

WWII-Medal

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      Born: 29-Nov-1924, Franklin, Warren County, Ohio

Entered Military Service: Date: 11-Mar-1943 At: Ft Hayes, Columbus, OH From: Franklin County, Ohio
NARA Enlistment Record: Enlisted Serial # 35631618

Buried: Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky, Plot: Section E Site 142

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S/Sgt. Arthur F. Galloway Missing in Germany

Loren Galloway, 881 McAllister Av, has been advised by the War Department that is son, S/Sgt. Arthur F. Galloway, 20, has been reported missing in action in Germany since Dec. 25.

An engineer- gunner on an A-20 strafing plane, Sgt. Galloway entered the army about two years ago shortly after the family moved to Columbus from Summit Station. He has been overseas nine months, serving in England and France. A graduate of Franklin Junion High, he was employed by the R. Wilkie Meat Co., 250 E. Main St before entering the service.

Extracted from Newspapers.com





Notes:
A/C Last Sighted and was Lost as a result of Enemy Anti-Aircraft.

Description:
The flight leader's plane was hit by moderate to intense, heavy accurate flak that followed the formation from the bombline to the target. The plane, an A-20 Havoc, exploded in mid-air. One chute was seen to emerge and open. The crew consisted of Captain R.V. Miracle, Lt J.J. Burg, Staff Sergeants A.F. Galloway and J.R. Simmonds. ... Both crews are listed as MIA.
(416th BG History 1944)

See also MACR 12016 and Mission # 176




Photos and Documents
1930 US Census
1940 US Census
Photo
Friday, January 19, 1945, Columbus Dispatch (Columbus, Ohio), Page 10
Friday, January 19, 1945, Columbus Dispatch (Columbus, Ohio), Page 10
Interment Control Form
Interment Control Form
Headstone
WW II Army and Army Air Force Casualty List
National World War II Memorial Registry
 
 
 
 


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