Arnold, Daniel E., T5G

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Last Rank
Technician 5th Grade
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 3rd Bombardment Group, Dive
Service Years
1940 - 1942
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Technician 5th Grade

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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Malone, FL
Last Address
Philippines

Casualty Date
May 21, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Philippines
Conflict
World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot L Row 9 Grave 68

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Battling Bastards of BataanWorld War II Fallen
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Bombardment Group, Dive
  1941-1942, 3rd Bombardment Group, Dive
 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
A-24 Banshee  
  1941-1941, A-24 Banshee
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Last Known Activity
Technician 5th Grade Daniel Arnold enlisted in Montgomery, Alabama on 5 October 1940.

He was killed while being held as a Prisoner of War on June 17, 1942, by Japanese Forces at Camp O'Donnell, Luzon, Philippines.  (Also listed as dying on 21 May 1942).

He served with the 48th Material Squadron, 27 Bomb Group (Light) which arrived in the PI on 20 November 1941. This unit was to support the A-24DE (Dauntless) aircraft.

The unit was moved to Bataan and became the 2nd Battalion (27th Bombardment Group) Provisional Infantry Regiment (Air Corp) where the unit fought as an infantry unit until the surrender.  They were forced on the death march following the Battle of Bataan.

Note: T5G Arnold is listed in other sources as a Corporal and his birth year is also given as 1921, which seems more likely.  He is also listed as being interred in Collins Chapel Cemetery, Malone, Jackson County, Florida
   
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