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Ackerman, Alanson S.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Alanson S. Ackerman.

Unit/Placed in on, 531st Bomber Squadron, 380th Bomber Group (Heavy).


Alanson is born in 1914 in District of Columbia.


Father, Charlie W. Ackerman.

Mother, Ruth Ackerman.


Alanson enlisted the service in Washington with service number # 33740629.


Alanson was KIA when the plane was hit several times it lose altitude and crashed in the Sawoe Sea, Timor on Oct. 11, 1944, Staff Sergeant Alanson S. Ackerman is honored with a  Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

Alanson’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were;

2nd Lt. Robert F. Prest Pilot

2nd Lt. John T. O ‘Neil Co Pilot

2nd Lt. Harry H. Gould Navigator

2nd Lt. John T. O ‘ Laughlin  Jr. Bombardier

T/Sgt. Charles W. Cross Engineer

T/Sgt. Joseph A. Fritschi Radio Operator

S/Sgt. Lloyd E. Williams Top Turret

S/Sgt. Morris Massin Waist Gunner

S/Sgt. Alanson Ackerman Waist Gunner

S/Sgt. Alvin W. Beenkan Ball Turret

Pvt. Fred C. Cave Tail Gunner

Sgt. Donald N. Herbert(RAAF) Passenger/Nose Gunner

Alanson is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to http://380th.org/HISTORY/History.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

531st Bomber Squadron
380th Bomber Group
Nose-art their plane
His rank Staff Sergeant