Yoho Jr. , Jud Francis

Name and Rank, Commander Jud Francis Yoho Jr.

Unit/Placed in, USS Runner (SS-275) Submarine, United States Navy.

 

Jud was born approx. on Dec. 23, 1911 in Washington.

Father, Jud Yoho.

Mother, Elsie (Romestch) Yoho.

Brother, John Yoho.

 

Jud entered  the service from Ohio with service number # 0-077108.

 

Jud F. Yoho Jr. was a Commander (Executive Officer) in the United States Navy.

 

Jud was KIA onboard the Submarine(USS-275 Runner) near the coast of Japan due to a mine, on July 11, 1943, and he is honored with the an Silver Star Medal, 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.

 

Jud is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing

 

Thanks to http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/yoho-j-f.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

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

Waldron, Wilbur Edward

Name and Rank, Radioman Third Class Wilbur Edward Waldron.

Unit/Placed in, USS Wahoo (SS-238) Submarine, United States Navy.

 

Wilbur was born approx. on Aug. 30, 1923 in Hingham, Massachusetts.

Father, Happy Waldron.

Mother, May Waldron.

Sisters, Florence and Cynthia Waldron.

 

Wilbur entered  the service from Michigan with service number # 3116448.

 

Wilbur E. Waldron was a Radioman 3rd Class in the United States Navy.

 

Wilbur E. Waldron was KIA when the USS Wahoo Sunk by hits from Japanese ships and aircraft in La Pérouse Strait, Hokkaido on 11 October, 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.

 

 

Wilbur is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/subs/SS-238.html

http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/uss-wahoo-238-loss.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

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

Baber, James W.

Rank and Name, Private First Class James W. Baber.

Unit/Placed in, 60th Coast Artillery Regiment.

He went to the POW Camp in Japan with the Hellship “Tottori Maru” from Manila

Camp Osaka POW Camp #1

aka Honjo/Hoincho/Chikko

They finished the camp 21 Sep 1942 in use: Osaka Camp #1 was originally established and designated as Osaka Main Camp when 150 men arrived here from the Zentsuji POW Camp.

19 Oct 1942: (Stadium POW Camp later converted to the Ichioka Hospital).

The Tottori Maru left Manila on Oct. 8, 1942 for Takao/ Pusan/ Moji/ Osaka and arrived on 11 Oct 1942 with approximate 230 more Americans.

Destroyed in B-29 raid on June 1, 1945, in Sep 1945 the Camp was terminated and they moved temporarily to other Camp.

 

James is born approx. on 26 Dec 1917 in Lubbock, Texas.

Grandfather, Emory Butler.

Grandmother, Annie L. Butler.

Sister(s), Louise J. Baber.

 

James enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 6268794.

 

James died as a POW in Camp Osaka on 27 Oct. 1943, he is honored with a POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

 

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

Ayer, Edward Newton

Rank and Name, Chief Gunner’s Mate Edward Newton Ayer.

Unit/Placed in, USS Pickerel (SS-177) Submarine, United States Navy.

 

Edward is born approx. on 13 Aug. 1925 in Mount Dora, Florida.

Mother, Elanor C. Ayer.

 

Edward enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 3281559.

 

Edward was KIA when they Sunk (probably) by a depth charge attack off Honshu, Japan on April 3, 1943, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Rehoboth Baptist Cemetery, Bowman, Elbert County, Georgia, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/ayer-e-n.htm

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

Rasmussen, Svend John

Rank and Name, Motor Machinist’s Mate First Class Svend John Rasmussen.
Unit/Placed in, Uss Pickerel (SS-177) Submarine, United States Navy.

Svend is born approx. on 8 Juni 1912.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Spouse, Gertrude Rasmussen.

Svend enlisted the service in District of Columbia with service number # 2562780.

Svend was KIA when the USS Pickerel (propbarly) was Sunk off Honshu by a Depth Charge on 3 April 1943, 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.

Svend is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.

Thanks to, https://www.oneternalpatrol.com/rasmussen-s-j.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,
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Apsay, Dionisio

Rank and Name, Cook Second Class Dionisio Apsay.

Unit/Placed in, USS Pickerel (SS-177) Submarine, United States Navy.

 

Dionisio is born in approx. on Jan. 1905 in the Tubigon, Bohol, Philippine Islands.

Parents and Siblings no record available.

 

Dionisio enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 4379075.

 

Dionisio was KIA when they Sunk (probably) by a depth charge attack off Honshu, Japan on April 3, 1943, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/apsay-d.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

Appel, Jesse Leo

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Jesse Leo Appel.

Unit/Placed in, USS Pompano (SS-181) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Jesse is born approx. on June 27, 1922 in Evansville,  Indiana.

Father, Albert Appel.

Mother, Martha Appel.

Sister(s), Martha Appel.

Brother(s), Woodrow W. Albert, Donald, Harold, Henry, Paul and Albert Appel Jr.

 

Jesse enlisted the service in Indiana with service number # 6264414.

 

Jesse was KIA when the Submarine was lost at sea, cause unknown on Sep. 17, 1943, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/appel-j-l.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,

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

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

Apen, John

Rank and Name, Fireman First Class John Apen.

Unit/Placed in, , USS Runner (SS-275) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.

 

John is born approx. on Aug. 5, 1918 in New York.

Father, Harry Apen.

Born in Russia.

Mother, Anna Apen.

Born in Poland.

Sister(s), Jenny Apen.

Brother(s), William and George Apen.

Spouse, Ruth (Mason) Apen.

 

John enlisted the service in New York with service number # 6468088.

 

John was KIA when the USS Runner sunk by (probably) a mine on July 11, 1943, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/apen-j.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,

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

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

Antoniono, John Joseph

Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant John Joseph Antoniono.

Unit/Placed in, 21st Bomber Squadron, 29th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

John is born approx. on 1921 in Pennsylvania.

Father, Louis Antoniono.

Mother, Lucy Antoniono.

 

John enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 33284883.

 

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

Capt.            Harrell R. Hoffman            Pilot

2nd Lt.          Robert J. Riddle                Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Carroll W. Cramer             Navigator

2nd Lt.          Edward R. Baoon III           Bombardier

T/Sgt.          Myron M. Brown               Engineer/Gunner

T/Sgt.          John J. Antoniono             Radio Operator/Gunner

S/Sgt.           Sammie C. Benton             Radar Observer

S/Sgt.           Raymond G. Brown           Asst. Engineer/Gunner

S/Sgt.           Richard H. Quackenbush     Armored Gunner

Sgt.              Nick J. Mesa                     Photographer

 

John was KIA on the Mission to Japan, he was attacked by Enemy Fighters and (presumably) crashed in the Parahismura Strait, Japan on Nov. 8, 1943 , he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

And a Memorial Grave on the Website https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56114158/john-j-antoniono

 

Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/21st_Bombardment_Squadron.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

Anstine, Leonard McGuire

Rank and Name, Motor Machinist’s Mate Second Class Leonard McGuire Anstine.

Unit/Placed in, USS Pompano (SS-181) Submarine, United States Navy.

 

Leonard is born approx. on March 30, 1920 in Buffville, Kansas.

Father, Andrew L. Anstine.

Mother, Minnie M. Anstine.

Sister(s), Margaret M. and Thelma L. Anstine.

Brother(s), Leon H. Anstine.

 

Leonard enlisted the service in Kansas with service number # 6281346.

 

Leonard died on sea, cause unknown, North off Honshu, Japan on Sep. 17, 1943, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Neodesha Cemetery, Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/anstine-l-m.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,

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

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