Faulkner, Ted Sinclair, Col

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1024-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, AAF MOS 1060, 468th Bombardment Group, Very Heavy
Service Years
1935 - 1944

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Kirkland, Washington
Last Address
Kharagpur Airfield, West Bengal, India

Casualty Date
Nov 05, 1944
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Indian Ocean
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion

 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  2013, World War II Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar

Command Pilot Badge

 Unit Assignments
Aviation Cadet Flight School88th Reconnaissance Squadron1st Photographic Group19th Bombardment Group, Heavy
468th Bombardment Group, Very Heavy
  1935-1936, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1941-1942, AAF MOS 1092, 88th Reconnaissance Squadron
  1941-1942, AAF MOS 1092, 1st Photographic Group
  1942-1943, AAF MOS 1060, 19th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 1060, 468th Bombardment Group, Very Heavy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1941-1942 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
  1944-1944 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
  1944-1944 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Air Offensive Campaign Japan (1942-45)
  1944-1944 World War II/China-India-Burma Theater/China Defensive Campaign (1942-45)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Washington
  1931-1935, University of Washington
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-24 Liberator  B-17 Flying Fortress  B-29 Superfortress  
  1941-1942, B-24 Liberator
  1942-1944, B-17 Flying Fortress
  1944-1944, B-29 Superfortress
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was part of a top-secret photo recon mission to fly over Japanese held islands in the Pacific just before the start of WWII. His aircraft was still at Hickam Field, Oahu, T.H. on the morning of Dec 7, 1941 when the base was attacked and 2 of his crew were killed by a Japanese bomb. In Mar 1942 he flew President Manuel Quezon of the Philippines to safety so he wouldn't be captured by the enemy. He was killed on a mission to bomb the Singapore Naval Base when his B-29 exploded and crashed into the Bay of Bengal with the loss of 11 crew and 1 passenger. His remains were not recovered; he is memorialized at Manila. He was officially declared dead Mar 27, 1946.
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