Baetzhold Jr. , August Charles

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant August Charles Baetzhold Jr.

Unit/Placed in, Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 243 (VMSB-243), Marine Aircraft 24, United States Marine Corps.

 

August is born approx. on 16 April 1921 in Buffalo, New York.

Father, August Charles Baetzhold Sr.

Mother, Virginia M. (Mcclaran) Baetzhold.

Sister(s), June Baetzhold.

 

August enlisted the service in New York with service number # 0-011848.

August‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a Douglas SBD-Dauntless  were,

2nd Lt.     August C. Baetzhold Jr.          Pilot

Corp.         Paul O’Brien                                Radio Operator/Gunner

August died in a training accident during dive-bombing practice on 1 March 1943, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, United States Aviator Badge, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

August is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LBBL-CXC

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/

Obenshain, James Garrett

Name and Rank, Major James Garrett Obenshain.

Unit/Placed in, Fighter Attack Squadron 211 “Avengers” (VMF-211), United States Marine Corps.

 

James was born approx. on 14 Jan. 1917 in Montvale, Virginia.

 

Father, James Obenshain.

Mother, Anne V. Obenshain.

Brothers, Richard O. and James B. Obenshain.

Spouse, E. (Clinton) Obenshain.

 

James enlisted  the service at Virginia with service number # 0-006845.

 

James G. Obenshain was a Major (Pilot) in the United States Marine Attack Squadron VMF-211.

 

James died, he was seen in a vertical dive when his plane crashed in Sea, on June 22, 1943, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal Marine Corps, Expeditionary Medal Marine Corps, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal..

 

James is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii.

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.alternatewars.com/BBOW/Organization/USMC_Squadrons_WW2.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

Anderson, Wayne Maurice

Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Third Class Wayne Maurice Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Torpedo Squadron 11 (VB-11), United States Navy.

 

Wayne is born approx. on April 7, 1920 in South Dakota.

Father, Robert J. Anderson.

Mother, Ruth I. (Briggs) Anderson.

Sister(s), Arlene Anderson.

 

Wayne enlisted the service in South Dakota with service number # 6480629.

 

Wayne died in a night flight, the plane crashed in the Pacific, Pilot and Gunner were saved he was caught in the Parachute and drowned on Jan. 26, 1943, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Wayne is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA.

 

Thanks to, Air Group Eleven

https://navalaviationfoundation.org/donor-kiosk/squadron-flight-log-entry-kiosk/?id=21

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

Allen, Robert Chalfant

Allen, Robert Chalfant

Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Robert Chalfant Allen.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Squadron 24 (VP-24), United States Naval Reserve.

 

Robert is born 1918 in California.

 

Father, Clifford G. Allen.

Mother, Alice J. Allen.

Brother, John G. Allen.

 

Robert enlisted the service in California with service number # 0-104885.

 

Robert’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a PBY-5A were,

 

LtJg.            Robert C. Allen                 Pilot

LtJg.            Archie H. Pate                  Co Pilot

LtJg.            William E. Leming             ?

Amm2.         William C. Henderson         ?

Amm2.         Robert E. Neuman             ?

Amm3.         Almar E. Voge                  ?

Arm3.          Ordis T. Severson              ?

Ap1.             Lody B. Maxwell                ?

 

 

Robert died in a Plane Accident, his plane crashed in Tulagi Harbor, Island Solo from a Night Mission mon on July 12, 1943, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Robin 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,    AirForce, Rolland Swank

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/

Patrol Squadron 24 (VP-24)
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Casualty List
Robert C. Allen
His rank Lieutenant Junior Grade

Allen, Lloyd L,

Allen, Lloyd R.

Rank and Name, Flight Officer Lloyd R. Allen.

Unit/Placed in, 6th Night Fighter Squadron.

 

Lloyd is born 1915 in Umatilla, Oregon.

 

Father, Lloyd Allen.

Mother, Eula (Russell) Allen.

Sisters, Hallie I. Lucy A. and Marjolijn Allen.

Brother, William J. Allen.

 

Lloyd enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # T-192018.

 

 

Lloyd’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a B-55 were,

 

Capt.   P. R. Roderique        Pilot

F/O    Lloyd R. Allen          Co Pilot

 

 

Lloyd died by a accident (circumstances unknown) near Barbers Point, Oahu on June 20, 1943, he is honored with a Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Lloyd is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.historynet.com/bite-of-the-black-widow-northrops-p-61-night-fighter.htm 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/

6th Night Fighter Squadron
Northrop P-61 Black Widow
His rank Flight Officer