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    Muguai Autonomous Region of Bougainville Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Lat 6° 43' 0S Long 155° 45' 0E  Muguai is located at an elevation 249' on southern Bougainville Island . The west is Kara.

Prewar
Muguai mission was established by Catholic missionaries at this location.

Wartime History
During early 1942, occupied by the Japanese until September 1945.

American missions against Muguai
May 15-20, 1944

F4U-1D Corsair Serial Number NZ5473
Pilot Crosby crashed April 11, 1945

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Last Updated
August 25, 2018

 

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