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Ireland, Vernon Robert

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Vernon Robert Ireland.

Unit/Placed in, 3rd Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group.

 

Vernon is born on 4 March 1919 in Oregon.

Father, John Vernon Ireland.

Mother, Aileen Sophia (Henrickson) Ireland.

Sister(s), Norma Gladys Ireland.

 

Vernon enlisted the service in California with service number # 0-406684.

 

Vernon was KIA in a dogfight with the Japanese, got shot and crashed on the slope of Mount Arayat in Luzon on 8 Dec. 1941, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/airfields/philippines/iba/index.html

https://www.west-point.org/family/japanese-pow/Hudson%20Files/3rdPursuit/Iba,%20Zambales4.jpg

https://www.west-point.org/family/japanese-pow/Hudson%20Files/3rdPursuit/3Roster.htm

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/GHY5-QKF

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

WordPress en/of Wooncommerce oplossingen, https://www.siteklusjes.nl/

Military Recovery,  https://www.dpaa.mil/

Foster, Carroll P.

Rank and Name, Private Carrol P. Foster.

Unit/Placed in, 21st Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group.

Carroll is born approx. on 1921 in Illinois.

Father, Carroll B. Foster.

Mother, Lois (Powell) Foster.

Carroll enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 17015625.

Carroll died of his wounds on 12 December 1941, sustained during the Japanese Air Attack on 10 Dec. 1941 at Nichols Field, Luzon, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

He was properly buried on the Base when it was still under American Authority, during the war its place was forgotten or the person responsible for burial was killed.

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

Walls of the missing.

Carroll also has a Memorial Grave at Anna Cemetery, Anna, Union County, Illinois, VS.

Thanks to, https://www.airforcemag.com/article/disaster-in-the-philippines/

https://pacificwrecks.com/airfields/philippines/nichols/index.html

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/GWN2-RJ5

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Baca, Thomas G.

Rank and Name, Private Thomas G. Baca.

Unit/Placed in, 200th Coast Artillery Regiment.

 

Thomas is born approx. on 9 Oct. 1921 in San Marcial, New Mexico.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Thomas enlisted the service in New Mexico with service number # 20843371.

 

Thomas was KIA at Bataan on 27 Dec. 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

 

Thanks to, https://www.angelfire.com/

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Avant, Shelton Eugene

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Shelton Eugene Avant.

Unit/Placed in, 3rd Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group.

 

Shelton is born approx. on 22 Oct. 1912 in.

Father, Marcus E. Avant.

Mother, Mary T. (Cambell) Avant.

Sister(s), Edith L. Avant.

Brother(s), Infant, Frank E. Albert S. Milton T. and Marcus B. Avant.

 

Shelton enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 0-367768.

 

Shelton was KIA when he was shot down and crashed by Japanese Fighters on 8 December 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Tennessee Colony Cemetery, Tennessee Colony, Anderson County, Texas, USA.

 

Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Asbury, William E.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant William E. Ashbury.

Unit/Placed in, Headquarters Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group.

 

William is born approx. on no record.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

William enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 6556087.

 

William was KIA when the Japanese launched their opening air attacks on Clark Field on 8Dec. 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Antes, Esteban

Rank and Name, Steward’s Mate First Class Esteban Antes.

Unit/Placed in, Naval Radio Station Cavite.

 

Esteban is born in approx. on Feb. 19, 1902 in the Philippines.

Parents and Siblings no record available.

 

Esteban enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 4979860.

 

Esteban was KIA at NAS Cavite defending Philippine soil against the Japanese Occupation on Dec. 12 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navy-radio.com/commsta/cavite.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Anderson, Cecil L.

Rank and Name, Private First Class Cecil L. Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, Head Quarters Squadron 570th Air Service Group.

 

Cecil is born approx. on 1922 in Michigan.

Father, Lewis Anderson.

Mother, Delilah H. Anderson.

Sister(s), Ethel D. Leah J. and Florence J. Anderson.

Brother(s), Forest E. Anderson.

 

Cecil enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 36513936.

 

Cecil ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

2nd Lt.          Robert W. Compten           Pilot

2nd Lt.          John F. Pertune                Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Francis R. Quintaval Jr.      Navigator

2nd Lt.          Robert J. Helt                   Bombardier

Sgt.              James R. Rizze                  Engineer

Sgt.              William P. Brown              Radio Operator

Sgt.              Albert G. Geise                  Passenger/Aircraft Maintenance

F/O.             J.O. Clarke                       Passenger

Pfc.              Cecil L. Anderson              Passenger

Cecil died when the plane he was a passenger in crashed on a Ferry Mission on Sep. 18, 1945, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Ambat, Generoso

Rank and Name, Ship’s Cook Second Class Generoso Ambat.

Unit/Placed in, Navy Yard Cavite (Philippine Navy).

At the beginning of World War II, the Cavite Navy Yard was destroyed by Japanese bombers. It was abandoned and the Japanese used the yard for small boat repair. It is the same place the Japanese forces used as a headquarters after they conquered Cavite during the Second World War.

 

Generoso is born in the Philippines.

Parents and Siblings no record available.

 

Generoso enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 4976180.

 

Generoso was KIA when the Naval Yard was bombed by the Japanese on Dec. 10, 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://worldwar2database.com/gallery/wwii1434

https://wikivisually.com/wiki/Naval_Base_Cavite

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

 

The Philippine Navy (PN; Filipino: Hukbong Dagat ng Pilipinas)

Is the naval warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. It has an estimated strength of 24,000 active service personnel, including the 7,500-strong Philippine Marine Corps.[2] It shares the responsibility of patrolling the maritime borders with the Philippine Coast Guard, a formerly attached unit which became a separate maritime law enforcement agency in 1998.

Alquin, Frederico

Rank and Name, Private Federico Aloquin.

Unit/Placed in, 26th Cavalry Regiment, Philippine Scouts.

 

Federico is born in the Philippines.

Parents and Siblings no record available.

 

Frederico enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 10305185.

 

Frederico was KIA at Luzon defending Philippine soil against the Japanese Occupation on Dec.25, 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

 

Van DeLester, John R.

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant John R. Van DeLester.

Unit/Placed in, 23rd Field Artillery Regiment (Philippine Scout).

 

John is born approx. on 1914 in Hammond, Indiana.

Father, John Van DeLester.

Mother, Clara Van DeLester.

Sister(s), Leona M. Van DeLester.

Spouse, Evelyn (Gee) Van DeLester.

 

John enlisted the service in indiana with service number # 0-380436.

 

John was KIA defending Philippine soil against the Japanese occupation on Dec 24, 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com