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.
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
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/