Edwards, Ausburn Revis

Rank and Name, Ship’s Cook First Class Ausburn Revis Edwards.

Unit/Placed in, USS Asheville (PG-21) Gun boat, United States Navy.

Ausburn is born on 13 May 1909 in Georgia.

Father, Nathan L. Edwards.

Mother, Ernestine (Harrell) Edwards.

Sister(s), Ocie B. Ethel M. and Agnes Lorene Edwards.

Brother(s), G.T. James Theron and Roy Edwards.

Ausburn enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 2679217.

Ausburn was KIA when the USS Asheville was (presumably) was attacked by the Japanese Destroyers Arashi and Nowaki on 3 March 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

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

Walls of the missing.

Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L18V-1KG

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, Clarence Clinton

Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Second Class Clarence Clinton Foster.

Unit/Placed in, USS Edsall (DD-219) Destroyer, United States Navy.

 

Clarence is born approx. on 8 March 1920 in Arkansas.

Father, Edgar Ray Foster.

Mother, Fay H. Foster.

Sister(s), Mary K. Foster.

Brother(s), John E. Foster.

 

Clarence enlisted the service in Kansas with service number # 3421408.

 

Clarence was KIA When the USS Edsall came under Fire by the Japanese Navy, near Christmas Island, Java Sea on 1 March 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?138141

https://pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/DD-219.html

https://nl.findagrave.com/memorial/108772262/clarence-clinton-foster

https://nl.findagrave.com/memorial/225456614/clarence-clinton-foster

https://nl.findagrave.com/memorial/56760323/clarence-clinton-foster

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/

Taylor, Cecil Luther

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Cecil Luther Taylor.

Unit/Placed in, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, United States Navy United States Navy.

 

Cecil is born approx. on 22 Jan. 1921 in Amarillo, Texas.

Father, Horace Luther Taylor.

Mother, Myrtle Taylor.

Sister(s), Marjorie Taylor.

Brother(s), Chester Taylor.

 

Cecil enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 3562289.

 

Cecil was KIA when the USS Houston was attacked by numerous Japanese Planes and they hit at one of the Turrets in the Battle of Sunda Strait, on 1 March 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential 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, http://www.usshouston.org/

http://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/CA-30.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com on Facebook.

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

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

Wilson, Allen Hardin

Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Second Class Allen Hardin Wilson

Unit/Placed in, USS Edsall (DD-219) Destroyer, United States Navy.

 

Allen is born approx. on 1920 in West Virginia.

Father, Albert Lee Wilson.

Mother, Martha Wilson.

Brother(s), Marlin Wilson.

 

Allen enlisted the service in West Virginia with service number # 2582073.

 

Allan was KIA when the USS Edsall was came to pick up the survivors from the Tanker Pecos and got shelled by various Japanese vessels and planes on March 1, 1942/died on, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/219.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.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

Website,

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

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

Scott, DeWitt Talmage (Scott, De Wiit Talmadge)

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class DeWitt Talmage Scott Jr.(De Wiit Talmadge Scott Jr).

Unit/Placed in, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, United States Navy United States Navy.

 

DeWitt is born approx. on 4 March 1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Father, DeWitt Talmage Scott Sr.

Mother, Ethel Mae (Quarl) Scott.

Sister(s), Gloria Frances Scott.

Brother(s), Paul Thomas and Donald Clayton Scott.

 

DeWitt enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # .

 

DeWitt was KIA when the USS Houston was attacked by numerous Japanese Planes and they hit at one of the Turrets in the Battle of Sunda Strait, on 1 March 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.usshouston.org/

http://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/CA-30.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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

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

Scott, David Edward

Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Second Class David Edward Scott.

Unit/Placed in, USS Langley (AV-3) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

David is born approx. on 5 Oct. 1915 in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Father, Charles Edward Scott.

Mother, Bernice M. (Jewett) Scott.

Stepson, Rollin Fernald.

Brother(s), C. Richard Scott.

 

David enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 2015764.

 

David was KIA when the USS Langley got bombed and Sunk in the Java Sea, on Feb. 27, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/02/01.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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

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

Scott, Earnest

Rank and Name, Fireman First Class Earnest Scott.

Unit/Placed in, USS Asheville (PG-21) Gunboat, United States Navy.

 

Earnest is born approx. on no record.

Mother, Carrie Edmonds.

 

Earnest enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 3563196.

 

Earnest was KIA when the USS Asheville was attacked by 2 Japanese Destroyers south of Java and Sunk (Indian Ocean) on March 3, 1942 on, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/09021.htm

https://navy.togetherweserved.com/usn/servlet/tws.webapp.WebApp?cmd=PublicUnitProfile&type=Unit&ID=2537

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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

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

Scott, Charles, Duane

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Charles Duane Scott.

Unit/Placed in, USS Langley (AV-3) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Charles is born approx. on 4 Sep. 1922 in Rose Hill, Illinois.

Father, Charles Jesse Scott.

Mother, Ivy I. (Bowman) Scott.

 

Charles enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 3373917.

 

Charles was KIA when the USS Langley got bombed and Sunk in the Java Sea, on Feb. 27, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/02/01.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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

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

Allen L. C.

Rank and Name, Steward’s Mate First Class L. C. Allen.

Unit/Placed in, USS Wasp (CV-7) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

  1. was born in, 1922 in Tennessee.

 

Mother, Annie M. Allen.

Brother, Murry Allen.

 

  1. C. enlisted the service in Tennessee with service number # 2960705.

 

  1. C.’s rank/duty was a Steward’s Mate First Class on-board the USS Wasp CV-7.

 

C.L. was KIA when the USS Wasp was torpedoed by the Japanese I-19 on Sep.15, 1942, 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.

 

  1. C. is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing

 

Thanks to

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

Ukena, Jewel Junior

Name and Rank, Storekeeper Third Class Jewel Junior Ukena.

Unit/Placed in, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, United States Navy United States Navy.

 

Jewel was born approx. on Sep. 15, 1915 in Missouri.

 

Father, John C. Ukena.

Mother, Iva M. (Lamley) Ukena.

Sisters, Ruby L., Anna P., Opal M, Maeie and Wilma Ukena.

 

Jewel  entered  the service from California with service number # 3760393.

 

Jewel J. Ukena was a Storekeeper in the United States Navy.

 

Jewel was KIA when the USS Houston was attacked by numerous Japanese Planes and got hit at one of the Turrets in the Battle of Makassar Strait, on 1 March 1942, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Jewell is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila,

National Capital Region, Philippines.

He also has a Memorial Grave at IOOF Cemetery, Golden City, Barton County, Missouri, USA.

 

Thanks to http://www.usshouston.org/

http://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/CA-30.html

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