Althaus, Keith C., Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 24th Pursuit Group, Interceptor
Service Years
1940 - 1942
USAAFEnlisted Collar Insignia
Private First Class

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Saginaw, Michigan
Last Address
Philippines

Casualty Date
May 22, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot A Row 1 Grave 90

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
17th Pursuit Squadron, InterceptorUS Air Force
  1941-1942, 17th Pursuit Squadron, Interceptor
  1941-1942, 24th Pursuit Group, Interceptor
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater/Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-35 Seversky  P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  
  1941-1942, P-35 Seversky
  1941-1942, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was killed while being held as a POW on May 22, 1942, by Japanese Forces at Camp O'Donnell, Luzon, Philippines.
   
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Sources:

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=Keith+C+Althaus&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=1187105

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=466&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=Keith+C+Althaus&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=27767

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=2212&mtch=1&cat=WR26&tf=F&q=Keith+C+Althaus&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=643

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56772054/keith-c-althaus

https://www.abmc.gov/node/550739

 
   
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