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Foster, Charles Robert

Rank and Name, Radioman Second Class Charles Robert Foster.

Unit/Placed in, U.S.C.G.C. Escanaba (WPG-77) Cutter, United States Coast Guard.

 

The U.S.C.G.C. Escanaba (WPG-77), on February 3, 1943, participated in the rescue of the survivors of the S.S. Dorchester, which had been sunk in the Labrador Sea by a torpedo from a German U-Boat.

 

Charles is born approx. on 1921 in Illinois.

Father, Jesse James Foster.

Mother, Ellen Pearl (Saville) Foster.

Sister(s), Gladys Foster.

Charles enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 228041.

Charles was KIA when the USCGC Escanaba was on Escort Convoy near New Foundland, probable that the cutter was sunk by a drifting mine on 13 June 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

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

Walls of the missing.

Thanks to,

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/GZXM-91C

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/

Foster, Clyde Hobart

Rank and Name, Boilermaker Second Class Clyde Hobart Foster.
Unit/Placed in, USS Brownson (DD-518) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

Clyde is born approx. on 1923 in Duluth, Minnesota.
Father, Hobart McKinley Foster.
Mother, Grace Alvira (Clarke) Foster.
Sister(s),Clare Alvira Foster .
Spouse, Violet Georgianna (Berg) Foster.

Clyde enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 6395236.

Clyde was KIA when the USS Brownson (DD-518) was hit by 2 Bombs from a Japanese Dive Bomber and Sunk off Cape Gloucester on 26 December 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.

is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.

Thanks to, https://ussbrownson.com/blog/
https://www.wrecksite.eu/peopleView.aspx?180230
https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LDZG-17P
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/

Jones, Charles E.

Rank and Name, Captain Charles E. Jones.

Unit/Placed in, 319th Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy ”Jolly Rogers”.

 

Charles is born approx. on 18 Feb. 1917 in New Jersey.

Spouse, Mary Ann (Camp) Jones.

 

Charles enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 0-023778.

 

Charles‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a B-24  were,

Captain        Charles E. Jones                Pilot

2nd Lt.          George O. Munker

2nd Lt.          Daniel Q. Howard

2nd Lt         Donald R. Habein

Sergeant       William F. Hicks

Sergeant       John Salemi

Sergeant       Lowell F. Smead

Corporal       Richard W. Baker

Private         James E. Wyatt

Pfc.              George A. Nicholas

 

Charles was KIA when the plane Blew Up mid-air and crashed in sea on, 16 March 1943,  he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army 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,

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/

Website,

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

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

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

Prescott, William O.

Rank and Name, Private William O. Prescott.

Unit/Placed in, Headquarters Company, 43rd Infantry Division.

 

William is born approx. on 1917 in Florida.

 

William enlisted the service in Florida with service number # 34409518.

 

William was KIA during Operation Cartwheel on 18 July 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Marksman Ship Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

William 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, 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/

Baack, Harry Louis

Name and Rank, Boatswain’s Mate Second Class Harry L. Baack.

Unit/Placed in, USS Mississippi (BB-41) Battleship, United States Navy United States Naval Reserve.

 

Harry was born approx. on 1921 in Holland, Minnesota.

 

Father, Louis Baack.

Mother, Marie K.(Bultmann) Baack.

Sisters, Leona, Minnie, Sophia and Marie Baack.

Brothers, Will and Louis Baack.

 

Harry entered the service from Iowa with service number # 6200444.

 

Harry L. Baack was a Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class in the United States Navy.

 

Harry was KIA when in Turret Nr. 2 an explosion occurred on 20 Nov. 1943, 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.

 

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

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to https://pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/BB-41.html

http://www.navsource.org/archives/01/41a.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

Oakden, George Leslie

Name and Rank, Baker Second Class George Leslie Oakden.

Unit/Placed in, United States Naval Reserve.

 

George was born approx. on Dec. 27, 1900 in Beaver, Utah.

 

Father, Charles T. Oakden.

Mother, Anna May Oakden.

Sisters, Olive P, Mayme, Eva, Ella and Leoma Oakden.

Brothers, William, Charles, Robert and Arthur Oakden.

 

George entered  the service from Utah with service number # 6601748.

 

George Oakden was a Baker 2nd Class in the United States Navy.

 

George died accidentally, on Nov. 25, 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.

 

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

Courts of the Missing.

He has a Memorial Grave at Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver County,

Utah, USA.

 

Thanks to https://pacificwrecks.com/airfields/usa/nas-midway-islands/index.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

 

By 1943 when totally finished its build, it had become a major Naval Base for fleet submarines operating in the Pacific Ocean. Many submarines either used Midway to top off their supplies after leaving Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii and before heading into enemy waters, or used Midway for temporary repairs after returning from a war patrol.

Austin, Charles Garnett

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Charles Garnett Austin.

Unit/Placed in, SS Stanvac Manila (Tanker), United States Merchant Marine.

 

Charles is born approx. on 25 Nov. 1924 in Adair County, Kentucky.

Father, Cecil J. Austin.

Mother, Leath V. Austin.

 

Charles enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 2876878.

 

Charles was KIA when the SS Stanvac Manila was torpedoed by the Japanese Submarine I-17 on 24 May 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Pellyton Cemetery, Pellyton, Adair County, Kentucky, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/ships/ss/stanvac-manila.html

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

Aud, Harold Kenneth

Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate Second Class Harold Kenneth Aud.

Unit/Placed in, USS Fahrenholt (DD-491) Destroyer, United States Navy.

 

Harold is born approx. on 23 April 1919 in Essex County, Massachusetts.

Parents were born in Finland.

Spouse, Alice Udd.

Daughters, Duanne, Sharon and Joanne Udd.

Son, Curtiss Udd.

 

Harold enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 3117886.

 

Harold died of wounds (Self Inflicted) from Rifle on 3 July 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://destroyerhistory.org/benson-gleavesclass/ussfarenholt/

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.

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

Arnold, Harvey Edmund

Rank and Name, Private First Class Harvey Edmund Arnold.

Unit/Placed in, Marine Scout Bomber Squadron-113 (VSMB-113).

 

Harvey is born approx. on 4 Feb. 1925 in Griggsville, Illinois.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

 

Harvey enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 498656.

 

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

1st Lt. Steve Barto            Pilot

Pfc.    Harvey E. Arnold     Bombardier/Gunner

Harvey died in an accident on 17 November, 1943, he is honored with a Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.facebook.com/VMSB-133-Marine-Scout-Bomber-Squadron-172618482801378/

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

Arney, Buford Young

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Buford Young Arney.

Unit/Placed in, USS Capelin (SS-289) Submarine, United States Navy.

 

Buford is born approx. on May 22, 1925 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Father, Ben R. Arney.

Mother, Mary M. (Patrick) Arney.

 

Buford enlisted the service in Arizona with service number # 5558732.

 

Buford was KIA cause unknown on Dec. 2, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/arney-b-y.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