Slabis

 

2nd Lt. Anthony Slabis


Born: 20 April 1923 - Illinois

Parents: Anton & Vencenta Slabis 

Siblings: 1 sister

Home:

    - 100 North Twenty-Fourth Avenue - Melrose Park. Illinois

Education:

    - Mount Carmel Catholic School - Melrose Park, Illinois

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1941

Inducted:

    - 1943

Commissioned: 8 February 1944

Serial Number: O&711809

Training: 

    - Kansas

    - Virginia

    - Nebraska

    - Arizona

    - Frederick Army Airfield, Oklahoma

        - graduated - pilot

        - came home on leave in February 1944
    - Harlingen Field, Texas
        - advanced training B-24s

Unit: "Snoopers"

            - low level night bombing group

            - operated in Pacific Theater

            -flew B-24 bombers painted black

Killed in Action:

    - 12 January 1945 over Borneo

Buried:

    - 10 March 1950 - Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - St. Louis, Missouri

        - Section: 82  Site: 103C

        - buried with other members of his crew

Medals:

    - Purple Heart

Note: Family would later reside in Los Angeles, California


 

 

 

 

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