Masters            Esther N Masters, M, 710 ½ Upland Rd, West Palm Beach, FL

Launier            Henrietta A Launier, M, Royalston Rd, South, Winchendon Springs, Mass.

Tibbetts           Mrs Tibbetts, W, 207 A St, Girardville, PA

Blalock            Arthur L Blalock, F, 2901 Avondale Ave, Charlotte, NC

Dellinger          Mary E Dellinger, W, Rte 1, Holland, OH

Barnes             Rev. Herman G. Schmid, F, 435 Smith St, Plymouth, Wisc.

Gerdrum          Magnus Gerdrum, F, 1110 Fifth St North, Lewiston, Mont.

Harris              Lena Harris, M, 1428A Wright St, St. Louis, MO

Henley             Beulah Spencer, M, 328 Pennside St, New Castle, Delaware

Merrill              Nell Merrill, M, 1040 N Delaware St, Indianapolis, IN

Monahan         Carl A Monahan, B, 301 Palm St, Balboa, CA

Onken             Edith N Cornell, M, PO Box 11, Portersville, CA

Thomey           None listed

Larkin              Nora J Larkin, 132 Boston St, Salem, Mass.

Lloyd               Pearl A Lloyd, M, 1839 Holly St, Harrisburg, PA

Blevins            Isaac N Blevins, F, West Mount Vernon St, Somersent, KY

MANDOUKOS, NICHOLAS J., Captain, # 0-799206, USAAF

 

Nicholas J. Mandoukos was born on 11 October 1921 in New York to John Mandoukos (1892-    ) (Cos Island, Turkey – arrived 1912 – naturalized 1926) and Efthalia (Vissaritis) Mandoukos (1896-    ) (Cos Island, Turkey – naturalized 1950) (married 8 November 1920, Manhattan, NY). Siblings included Thomas John Mandoukos (1923-1990), Mary Mandoukos (1927-    ), and Diane J. (Mandoukos) Tunis (1933-    ).

 

He enlisted in the USAAF in New York, New York, on 1 April 1942. He completed flight instruction schools, was multi-engine rated and earned his commission and pilot wings. He was sent overseas to 10th Air Force in India. On 4 March 1945, a C-47, # 18554, assigned to Air Transport Command, 11th Combat Cargo Squadron, departed the airfield at Dinjan, India, on a passenger ferry mission to Ledo, India. On attempting to land, it made a low turn and crashed. All aboard were killed. His remains were recovered from the American military airfield cemetery at Kalaikunda, India, buried in the Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmington, New York, on 10 June 1948 (Sec. H, Grave 10669).

 

His brother, Thomas J. Mandoukos, born 25 June 1923, served in the U.S. Navy from 10 March 1942 to 10 March 1946. He died on 29 July 1990.