Scott, Edwin F.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Edwin F. Scott.

Unit/Placed in, 67th Squadron, 433rd Troop Carrier Group.

 

Edwin is born approx. on 1919 in Texas.

Spouse, Doris Scott.

 

Edwin enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 0-745953.

 

Edwin‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-47  were,

2nd Lt.          Edwin F. Scott                  Pilot

1st Lt.           Andrew J. Debrisky           Co Pilot

Corporal       Stephen J. Knopeck           Engineer

S/Sgt.           James J. O’Shea                Radio Operator

Edwin was died on the Operational Mission to Biak, they was last heard by Radio at Take Off on 23 July, 1944, he is honored with an Distinguished Flying Cross Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Edwin 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/

Scott, Donald Lee

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Donald Lee Scott.

Unit/Placed in, 90th Bomber Squadron, 3rd Bomber Group, Light.

 

Donald is born approx. on 1920 in California.

Father, Alfred A. Scott.

Mother, Leona E. Scott.

Parents born in Canada.

Sister(s), Hazel E. and Mary W. Scott.

Brother(s), Elmer H. Scott.

 

Donald enlisted the service in California with service number # 0-732586.

 

Donald‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25  were,

1st Lt.           Roy J. Leere            Pilot

2nd Lt.          Donald L. Scott        Co Pilot

Pfc.              Clifford O. Gevier     Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Bennie Estap           Gunner

Donald was KIA no record, on a Night strike Mission to New Guinea Harbor, after Take Off nothing heard off them on 22 May, 1943, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.ozatwar.com/3lbg.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/

Prescott, Mason

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Mason Prescott.

Unit/Placed in, 372nd Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Mason is born approx. on 22 Dec. 1919 in Philips, Maine.

Father, Charles L. Prescott.

Mother, Iona E. (Heath) Prescott.

Brother(s), George Lewis, Theodore Roosevelt, Alfred Charles, John Malcom, Bainbridge Colby, Ervin Heath and Melvin William Prescott..

 

Mason enlisted the service in Maine with service number # 0-667428.

 

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

1st Lt.           Clyde A. Friend                 Pilot

1st Lt.           Gerald L. Darr                  Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Mason Prescott                 Navigator

1st Lt.          Nelson Norrie                   Bombardier

T/Sgt.          William H. Adams              Engineer

S/Sgt.           Malcom E. Smith               Asst. Engineer

T/Sgt.          Eugene Hayden                 Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           James I. Buchanan            Asst. Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           William M. Bush                Gunner

S/Sgt.           James E. Hoffman             Gunner

Mason was KIA on the Mission to New Guinea presumed was weather/enemy Air craft, they did not returned to the Base on 14 Nov. 1943, he is honored with an Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.307bg.net/

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KF3P-KGK

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/

Aylward, Joseph C.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Joseph C. Aylward.

Unit/Placed in, 531st Bomber Squadron, 380th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Joseph is born approx. on no record.

 

Joseph enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 37113270.

 

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

Captain        Paul G. Smith          Pilot

1st Lt.           Theron R. Dreier      Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Clarence V. Hartman

2nd Lt.          John H. Larson

2nd Lt.          Ronald L. Arton

M/Sgt.          Gary D. Delp

T/Sgt.          Bernard L. Wright

T/Sgt.          Joseph C. Aylward

Pvt.              Thomas E. Falltrick

Pvt.              Earl C. Kildruff

Joseph was KIA no record on 11 June 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-24/42-40527.html

http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/380th_Bombardment_Group.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

Averitt, Lawrence Crowford

Rank and Name, Sergeant Lawrence Crowford Averitte.

Unit/Placed in, 424th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Lawrence is born approx. on 9 June, 1920 in Cumberland, North Carolina.

Father, Henry S. Averitt.

 

Lawrence enlisted the service in North Carolina with service number # 14068152.

 

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

Captain        Harold G McNeese             Pilot

2nd Lt.          Harry Vanderslice Jr.         Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Wesley L. Carrol                Navigator

2nd Lt.          Donald L. DeClergue          Bombardier

SSgt.            Roy R. Lund                     Engineer

SSgt.            William H. Adams              Asst. Engineer

SSgt.            Robert O. Smith                Radio Operator

Sgt.              Lawrence C. Averitt           Asst. Radio Operator

Sgt.              Elton M. Hartt                  Gunner

Lawrence was KIA on a Bombing Mission with escort, attacked by various fighters they were shot by Anti-Aircraft on 13 Feb. 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.

 

Lawrence 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 Union Cemetery, Dickson, Dickson County, Tennessee, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-24/41-23957.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

Avery, James Oliver

Rank and Name, Sergeant James Oliver Avery.

Unit/Placed in, 370th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group (Heavy)“Long Rangers”.

 

James is born approx. on 8 Feb. 1919 in Bossier City, Louisiana.

Father, Stanlein R. Avery.

Mother, Ruby K. (Pearce) Avery.

Sister(s), Glenn Avery.

Brother(s), Marion P. Willie F. and Jessie L. Avery.

 

James enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 7008922.

 

James crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were;

 

2ndLt. Nathaniel G. Guiberson Jr.  Pilot

2ndLt. Richard M. Foss                 Co Pilot

2ndLt. Leonard F. Graff               Bombardier

2ndLt. George E. Scamman           Navigator

S/Sgt. Seymour L. Adelman         Engineer

S/Sgt. John E. Fanning                Radio Operator

S/Sgt. Robert N. Furtwangler       Right Waist Gunner

S/Sgt. Robert J. Ventura              Tail Gunner

Sgt.    James O. Avery                 Left Waist Gunner

Pfc.     Gordon P. Bullock              Ball Turret Gunner

 

James was KIA when the plane was attacked by a Japanese Nakajima J1N1 and crashed in the Sea  on June 30, 1943/died on,  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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.307bg.net/

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

Atkinson, Othello

Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Third Class Othello Atkinson.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron 106 (VB-106), United States Navy.

 

Othello is born approx. on 15 March 1921 in Arkansas.

Father, Elbert P. Atkinson.

Mother, Lillie M. (Rouse) Atkinson.

Sister(s), Mabel L. Jewell M. Ethel, Aubry, Eunice F. Gladys and Madeline Atkinson.

Brother(s), Lelon, Aubrey P. Burl E. and Odell Atkinson.

 

Othello enlisted the service Arkansas in with service number # 3469274.

 

Othello‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a PB4Y were,

Lt.               Samuel L. Patella              Pilot

Ensign          Richard H. Wood

Ensign          John C. Mackey

Amm3.         John G. Waiden Jr.

Aom3.          Argus Winfield Jr.

Amm3.         Donald D. Dickey

Art1.            Itley D. Winn

Amm3.         Othello Atkinson

Amm3.         Lloyd E. Hume

Amm3.         William E. Lexlon

 

Othello died on the Mission to Funafuti Island when the plane Crashed in the Ocean on 18 Oct. 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://navalaviationfoundation.org/ways-to-give/national-flight-log/squadron-flight-log-entry/?id=16

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

Rasmussen, Robert S.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Robert S. Rasmussen.

Unit/Placed in, 98th Bomber Squadron, 11th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Robert is born approx. on 1920 in Oregon.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Robert enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # 0-728109.

 

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

1st Lt.          William R. Hitchcock                   Pilot

2nd Lt.         Robert S. Rasmussen                   Co Pilot

Capt.            Fred L. Disterdick                       Asst. Co Pilot

2nd Lt.         Marshall R. Check              Navigator

2nd Lt.         Gordon O. Howard            Bombardier

Sgt.              Alfred H. Foreman             Engineer

Pvt.              William C. Glancy              Asst. Engineer

S/Sgt.           Roger M. Wyman               Radio Operator

Sgt.              Joseph H. Madapas            Asst. Radio Operator

Sgt.              Earl R. Rector                            Gunner

Pvt.              Robert J. Hanon                Gunner

Robert died on a Searchmission, when the Plane did not Returned from the mission to the base with no reason on 22 Aug. 1943, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://11thbombgroup.org/home.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

Askine Jr. Vernon R.

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Vernon R. Askine Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 424th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Vernon is born approx. on 1920 in Nebraska.

Father, Vernon R. Askine Sr.

 

Vernon enlisted the service in California with service number # O-735732.

 

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

1st Lt.          Greig S. Ward                  Pilot

2nd Lt.         Vernon R. Askine Jr.         Co Pilot

2nd Lt.         Martin Zimmer               Navigator

2nd Lt.         William D. Carew             Bombardier

T/Sgt.          James E. Bomcher            Engineer

T/Sgt.          Frank S. Tokarsewski         Radio Operator

S/Sgt.          Edward A. Kindsvater       Asst. Radio Operator/Gunner

S/Sgt.          William M. Griffith            Asst. Engineer/Gunner

S/Sgt.          Kenneth W. Casey             Aerial Gunner

S/Sgt.          Donald K. Mueller             Tail Gunner

 

Vernon was KIA when they believed on the way back to be attacked by a enemy plane crashed in sea and got on fire on 20 July 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.307bg.net/

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

Asal Jr. , John Marian

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant John Marian Asal Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division.

 

John is born approx. on 22 March, 1916 in Ossian, Iowa.

Father, John M. Asal.

Mother, Regina (Dessel) Asal.

Sister(s), Mary J. Asal.

Brother(s), Carlos F. Asal.

 

John enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 0-416670.

(the MACR was very bad to read so maybe mistake)

John ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-47 were,

1st Lt.          Neal Allen              Pilot

2nd Lt.         Louis N. Nelson       Co Pilot

2nd Lt.         Ralph L. Saltsman   Navigator

M Sgt.          Jim O. Rinaldi        Crew Chief

Corp.           James S. Stratton    Radio Operator

1st Lt.          Burton A.Hall         Medical Officer

(They were Medical evacuees, towards Efate, Vanatu (near Australia) but never arrived) All men where Infantry, except Pfc. Champagne was a Medic.

1st Lt.          Robert S. Crane                Passenger

2nd Lt.         John M. Asal                   Passenger

2nd Lt.         Lester R. Pfaff                  Passenger

Sgt.             Gerald W. Scully               Passenger

Tec4.           Joe K. Kraszpzyk              Passenger

Cpl.             Jack A. Sherrook              Passenger

Pfc.             Leland S. Bland                Passenger

Pfc.             Edward S. Champagne      Passenger

Pfc.             Robert F. Collelsi              Passenger

Pfc.             Joseph B. Jooker              Passenger

Pfc.             Alex O. Bygulls                Passenger

Pvt.             Maurice F. Cote                Passenger

Pvt.             John P. Isom                   Passenger

Pvt.             Harold C. Ruth                Passenger

Pvt.             Fred J. St. John               Passenger

Pvt.             …… F. Slerenburg              Passenger

John was KIA when the transport plane crashed (probably) on 13 Jan. 1943, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Combat infantry Badge, Marksmanship Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

John 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 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