Paul Kendrach was born in Mingo Junction, Jefferson, OH, USA 3 JAN 1918. Paul died 12 MAR 1943 in Mt. Murray area, Owen Stanley Range, New Guinea, at 25 years of age.(1109) Paul served in the USAAF in various locations, 7 DEC 1942 - 12 MAR 1943. He was attached to 89th Bomb Squadron, 3rd Bomb Group at Kila Drome near Port Moresby, New Guinea during World War II. The aircraft he piloted was an A-20A, serial #40-089, named the "Flying Ginny." When returning to Kila Drome after completing a mission against Salamaua, the "Flying Ginny" was last seen entering a cloud in the Mt. Murray area, Owen Stanley Range, New Guinea. When the flight leader looked back, he could not see Paul's plane. It was feared the plane went down in the mountains, but no remains of him or the plane were ever found. He was declared Missing In Action on March 12, 1943