Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Second Class Robert Harrison Irving.
Unit/Placed in, Bombing Squadron 17 (VB-17), United States Naval Reserve.
Robert is born on 5 April 1918 in New Hampshire.
Father, John Harrison Irving.
Mother, Edith Barney (Peck) Irving.
Sister(s), Barbara Lucille Irving.
Brother(s), John Cambell, Donald Louis, Chester Arlyn and Roscoe E. Irving.
Half Siblings, Edna Mae, Edith Bertha and Walter Charles Irving.
Robert enlisted the service in New Hampshire with service number # 6065812.
Robert‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a SB2C-1 were,
Lt. F. B. Stevenson Pilot
Arm2. Robert H. Irving Radio Operator/Gunner
Robert died when the plane took off from the USS Bunker Hill and crashed in the water and Sunk on 3 April 1943, he is honored with a Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine 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, https://www.navsource.org/archives/02/17.htm
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/
WordPress en/of Wooncommerce oplossingen, https://www.siteklusjes.nl/
Military Recovery, https://www.dpaa.mil/