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Carter, Clyde Perry

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Clyde Perry Carter.
Unit/Placed in, Freighter Jack, U.S. Army Transport, American Merchant Marine.

Clyde is born approx. on 1908 in New York.
Father, Henry Perry Carter.
Mother, Mabel Emmeline (Weeks) Carter.

Clyde enlisted the service in New York with service number # 6909819.

Clyde was KIA when the German U-boat 558 Torpedoed the Cargo Boat in the Caribbean on 27 May 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.
Crewmembers 27 – AG 8 and – 7 Army Passengers died, 23 Survived.

Clyde is buried/mentioned at the tablets of the missing at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York.
Clyde also has a Memorial Grave at Oakside Cemetery, Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Florida, USA.

Thanks to, https://www.usdeadlyevents.com/1942-may-27-us-freighter-jack-sunk-by-u-boat-100m-sw-of-port-salut-haiti-37-39/
https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LR8S-PML
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/

Miller, Charles William

Rank and Name, Aviation Metalsmith Third Class Charles William Carter.

Unit/Placed in, USS Enterprise (CV-6) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Charles is born approx. on 17 Jan. 1921 in Hitterdal, Minnesota.

Father, Roy Charles Carter.

Mother, Beata Mathilda (Mortenson) Carter.

 

Charles enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 4104356.

 

Charles was KIA when the USS Enterprise was attacked during the Battle of the Eastern Solomon’s by a Japanese Achi D3A2 Dive Bomber who dropped one large bomb, and it hit starboard side, it exploded in the gun gallery between the flight deck and the gun gallery deck causing high fatalities and heavy damage it killed: 2 officers and 72 men. On 24 Aug. 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.eaglespeak.us/2007/10/sunday-ship-history-uss-enterprise-cv-6.html

http://www.cv6.org/

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/G4VZ-ZNB

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/

 

Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24 August 1942.

Carter, Charles W. AM 3/c

KIA 24 Aug 1942 part of the Ship’s Company

One large bomb hit starboard side, and exploded in the gun gallery between the flight deck and the gun gallery deck causing high fatalities and heavy damage killed 2 officers and 72 men.

Jones Jr. , Benjamin C.

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Benjamin Clark Jones Jr.

Unit/Placed in, USS Atlanta (CL-51) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Benjamin is born approx. on no record.

 

Benjamin enlisted the service in South Carolina with service number # 6562168.

 

Benjamin was KIA during the Battle of Guadalcanal, when the ship sunk after a hit by a Torpedo fired by the Japanese Destroyer Akatsuki, and on Nov. 13, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/CL-51.html

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

Website,

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

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

agular, Jose A.

Name and Rank, Private First Class Jose A. Aguilar.

Unit/placed, Air Corps, Jose was onboard the ship USS Langley CV-1 when it was attacked.

 

Jose was born approx. in 1917, Texas.

 

Parents and Siblings, no record.

 

Jose entered  the service from El Paso with service number # 18014837.

 

Jose A. Aguilar rank/duty was a Private First Class in the Air Corps.

 

Jose was KIA on the way to the Base he was on the USS Langley that was attacked by the several Japanese Planes and Sunk , on Feb. 27, 1942, and he is honored with the 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.

 

Jose buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila,

Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Tablets 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

Acree, John White

Name and Rank, Lieutenant Junior Grade John White Acree.

Unit/Placed in, USS Enterprise Aircraft Carrier (CV-6), United States Naval Reserve.

 

John was born approx. on April 23, 1918 in  Lynchburg, Virginia.

Father, Leighton C. Acree.

Mother, Virginia W. Acree.

Sister, Alice R. Acre.

Brothers, Leighton D. and Warren C. Acree.

Wife, Elizabeth (Brand) Acree.

 

John entered  the service from Virginia with service number # 0-096693.

 

John W. Acree was a Lieutenant Junior Grade in the United States Navy.

 

John was KIA when the USS Enterprise got hit by a Bomb, during the Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, on Oct. 26, 1942, and he is honored with the 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..

 

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

He has a Memorial Grave at Presbyterian Cemetery, Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA.

 

Thanks to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Acree_(DE-167) http://www.cv6.org/ship/damage/santacruz_1.htm

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

Morgan, Myron Neil

Name and Rank, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Third Class Myron Morgan Thompson.

Uni/Placed in, USS Enterprise (CV-6) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Myron was born on 1921 in Kentucky.

Father, Morgan Thompson.

Mother, Lenora Thompson.

Sisters, Christine, Eva. and Norma Thompson.

Brothers, Cletus, Harold, and Gilbert Thompson.

 

He enlisted  the service in Kentucky with service number # 2873661.

 

Myron was an Aviation Machinist Mate Third Class on the U.S.S. Enterprise .

 

Myron was Buried at Sea after he was Killed by a bombing attack on the U.S.S. Enterprise, on Aug. 24, 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.

 

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

National Capital Region, Philippines.

 

Thanks to  http://www.cv6.org/  http://combinedfleet.com/battles/

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

Akerman, Lincoln Herbert

Rank and Name, Private Lincoln Herbert Akerman.

Unit/Placed in, 182nd Infantry Regiment, Americal Division.

 

Lincoln is born approx. on March 25, 1916 in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire.

Father, Charles I. Akerman.

Mother, Mary M. (McConnell) Akerman.

Sister(s), Priscilla A. Charlotte B. and Josephine R. Akerman.

Brother(s), Oliver H. and Charles I. Akerman.

Spouse, Patricia (Butler) Akerman.

Son, Brian Akerman.

 

Lincoln enlisted the service in New Hampshire with service number # 31013749.

 

Lincoln was KIA when he volunteered to defuse bombs by entering the Battlefield, but a mistake occurred and he died by one of the bombs he was trying to defuse on Nov. 20, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Lincoln 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 Dodge Cemetery, Hampton Falls, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://americal.org/cmsaml/

http://www.182ndinfantry.org/

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

Bacher, Albert Jacob

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Albert Jacob Bacher.

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

 

Albert is born approx. on 1922 in Michigan.

Father, Peter Bacher.

Born in Austria.

Mother, Edna M. Bacher.

Sister(s), Frances M. Bacher.

Stepdaughter, Gertrude M. Bacher.

 

Albert enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 3116425.

 

Albert 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, 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.

 

Albert 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 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

Amburn, Richard Lyle

Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Third Class Richard Lyle Amburn.

Unit/Placed in, Navy Patrol Squadron 74 (VP-74), United States Navy.

 

Richard is born approx. on 1923 in West Virginia.

Father, Charles W. Amburn.

Mother, Mary V. Amburn.

Sister(s), Emily J. Amburn.

 

Richard enlisted the service in West Virginia with service number # 2583196.

 

Richard ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PBM-1 were,

Ensign         John H. Cusman      Pilot

Ensign         Wilson B. Trappp     Co Pilot

Ensign         Alton W. Davis

Mach.          Anthony Javonovich

Amm1.        Harvey Peterson

Em1.           Edward W. Leidy

Amm2.        George W. Eddy

Arm2.         David G. Stone

Arm3.         Hugh H. Brantham

Aom3.         Thomas E. McMillan

Amm3.        William F. Marchall

Amm3.        Richard L. Amburn

Amm3.        Walter L. Kuhlman

Richard was KIA on a search Mission (probably bad weather) on 3 June, 1942, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Richard is buried/mentioned at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.

(A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere)

 

Thanks to, https://navalaviationfoundation.org/donor-kiosk/squadron-flight-log-entry-kiosk/?id=9101

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

Armstrong, Patrick Mcgrealy

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Patrick Mcgrealy Armstrong.

Unit/Placed in, 36th Pursuit Squadron, 8th Pursuit Group.

 

Patrick is born approx. on March 2, 1920 in Texas.

Father, Patrick M. Armstrong.

Mother, Elizabeth M. Armstrong.

Sister(s), Bennie E. Mollie G. and Margaret Ann Armstrong.

Brother(s), Stephen D. Armstrong.

 

Patrick enlisted the service in Texas with service number # O-429512.

 

Patrick was KIA on May 2, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-39/41-6971.html

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