After enlisting in the USAAF, he received flight instruction through advanced schools and earned his commission and pilot wings. He was sent overseas to India. He was assigned and trained to fly the B-29 Superfortress. On 14 December 1944, a B-29, # 42-24726, assigned to 20th Air Force, 40th Bomb Group, 25th Bomb Squadron, departed the airfield at Chakulia, India, on its 20th bombing mission, over Bangkok, Siam (Thailand), and Rangoon, Burma. It crashed unseen and the crew are missing. He is remembered on the memorial wall of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Philippines. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

CONWAY, ROBERT W., First Lieutenant, # 0-805761, USAAF

 

After enlisting in the USAAF, he received flight instruction through advanced schools and earned his commission and pilot wings. He was sent overseas to India. He was assigned and trained to fly the B-29 Superfortress. On 14 December 1944, a B-29, # 42-24726, assigned to 20th Air Force, 40th Bomb Group, 25th Bomb Squadron, departed the airfield at Chakulia, India, on its 20th bombing mission, over Bangkok, Siam (Thailand), and Rangoon, Burma. It crashed unseen and the crew are missing. He is remembered on the memorial wall of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Philippines. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

HALL, STACY BURCHARD II, First Lieutenant, # 0-737942, USAAF

 

Stacy B. Hall II was born on 30 October 1920 in San Francisco, California, to Dr. Stacy B. Hall (1879-1935) (IL) and Martha Margaret (Fox) Johnson nee Hall (1900-1991) (MI). A sister was Renee Maxine Hall (1922-2010).

 

He enlisted in the USAAF at Moffett Field, California, on 18 March 1942. After enlisting in the USAAF, he received flight instruction through advanced schools and earned his commission and pilot wings. He was sent overseas to India. He was assigned and trained to fly the B-29 Superfor-tress. On 14 December 1944, a B-29, # 42-24726, assigned to 20th Air Force, 40th Bomb Group, 25th Bomb Squadron, departed the airfield at Chakulia, India, on its 20th bombing mission, over Bangkok, Siam (Thailand), and Rangoon, Burma. It crashed unseen and the crew are missing. He is remembered on the memorial wall of the missing in the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Philippines. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

 

His sister, Renee M. (Hall) Austin, born 10 March 1922, served in the U.S. Army Nursing Corps, a First Lieutenant, during WW II. She died 1 October 2010 and is buried in the San Francisco National Cemetery (Sec. OSD, Grave 669-AA).

 

His father, born 11 September 1879, served during WWI in the U.S. Army Medical Corp, Captain, in the 135th Infantry, 34th Division, and was honorably discharged 30 November 1920. He died 17 February 1935 and was buried 19 February 1935 in the Cemetery (Sec. OS “A”, Plot 102, Grave 3).