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Ahchenko, Lee Edward

Rank and Name, Corporal Lee Edward Ahchenko.

Unit/Placed in, 823rd Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group (Medium)”Sunsetters”.


Lee is born on Feb. 26, 1924 in Swanee, Oklahoma.


Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


Lee enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 38406213.



Lee’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a B-25 were,


2nd Lt.  James N. Webb           Pilot

  1. Stanislav I. Rossa Co Pilot

Corp.    John S. Hackworth      Radio Operator

Corp.    Robert J. Ebright        Turret Gunner

Pvt.      Wilfred E. Burnham     Waist Gunner

Corp.    Lee E. Ahchenko          Tail Gunner


Lee was KIA during the mission to Namoa Bay, off the Chinese Coast, hit by Anti-Aircraft fire and crashed on March, 15, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Asian-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to https://www.sunsetters38bg.com/index.php/articles/official-history  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/


823th Bomber Squadron
38th Bomber Group
B-25 Mitchell
Nadzab Airfield, New Guinea
Casualty List
His rank Corporal