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Kenneth Elmer Swanson

Graduating Class of 1945
Served in World War II

Second Lieutenant
Kenneth Elmer Swanson

493rd Bombardment Squadron
7th Bomber Group


Milwaukee, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death


Date of Death

Location of Burial

Tablets of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, National Capital Region, Philippines

More About Second Lieutenant Swanson

Second Lieutenant Swanson was the radar operator on B-24M #44-50389, assigned to the 10th Air Force, 7th Bombardment Group, 493rd Bombardment Squadron.

As he and his crew were returning to their base at Pandaveswar India from a bombing mission against Ban Takll Siam, contact was lost. It is believed the aircraft crashed into the Bay of Bengal near Akyab.