Walker Jr. , Allen J,

Name and Rank, Captain Allen J. Walker Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 491st Bomber Squadron, 341st Bomber Group (Medium).

 

Allen was born approx. on Jan. 10, 1925 in Stephen County, Texas.

Father, Allen J. Walker.

Mother, Mary R. Walker.

Sisters, Julia, Hallie and Mildred Walker.

 

Allen entered  the service from Missouri with service number # 0-753570.

 

Allen J. Walker Jr. was a Pilot in the 491st Bomber Squadron.

 

Allen was KIA when his plane crashed in the Mountain in China during the Recon-Mission, on Oct. 29, 1943, he is honored with an Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Allen is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila,

National Capital Region, Philippines.

 

Thanks to http://www.usaaf-in-cbi.com/341st_web/

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/

Alvin, Oliver Robert

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Oliver Robert Alvin.

Unit/Placed in, 64th Bomber Squadron, 43rd Bomber Group (Heavy).

 

Oliver is born approx. on Oct. 22, 1920 in North Branch, Minnesota.

Father, Oliver W. Alvin.

Mother, Dora E. (Fagerstorm) Alvin.

Brother(s), Allan W. Alvin.

 

Oliver enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 0669943.

 

Oliver ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-17 were,

1st Lt.           Ernest A. Naumann           Pilot

1st Lt.           Winslow W. Gardner          Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Oliver R. Alvin                  Bombardier

2nd Lt.          Charles H. Lewis                Navigator

T/Sgt.          Thomas H. Fox                  Engineer

S/Sgt.           Paul J. Cascio                   Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Virgil E. DeVoss                 Ball Turret Gunner

Sgt.              Bruno R. Bukalski              Waist Gunner

Sgt.              Albert Smith                     Asst. Radio Operator/Gunner

Pfc.              Charles H. Green               Tail Gunner

 

Oliver was KIA on the mission they were Attacked by Japanese A6M-Zero’s, shot in the fuel tank and crashed in a mountain near Hong-Kong on June 1, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Oliver 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 Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, North Branch, Chisago County, Minnesota, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-17/41-9207.html

http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/43rd_Bombardment_Group.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

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

Website,

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

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

Aubuchon, Urvan A.

Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Urvan A. Aubuchon.

Unit/Placed in, 493rd Bomber Squadron, 7th Bomber Group, Heavy.

Camp Rangoon called Jail or Central Prison, Burma

Closed April 29, 1945 Rangoon Prison was located in Rangoon in Burma (Myanmar). Also known as Rangoon Central Prison, Rangoon Jail or Rangoon Central Jail.

approximately 600 Allied Prisoners Of War (POW) were detained at Rangoon Prison including 313 Americans were held at Moulmein Jail and Rangoon Jail (Burma Camp #5). Allied Prisoners Of War (POWs) that died in captivity were buried at nearby Rangoon Cemetery. On April 26, 1945 the Japanese commandant released the prisoners but they had virtually no supplies. Freed, the healthy prisoners marched to the 14th Army lines near Pegu and were liberated on May 2, 1945. Those to weak remained at Rangoon until liberated on May 2, 1945.

 

Urvan is born approx. on 1911 in Saint Louis, Virginia.

Father, .

Mother, .

Sister(s), .

Brother(s), .

Spouse, .

 

Urvan enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 37183004.

 

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

Major           Werner Wesley                  Pilot

2nd Lt.          Theodore F. Young Jr.        Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Thomas P. Hogan              Navigator

1st Lt.           John C. Kelley                   Bombardier

TSgt.            Urvan A. Aubuchon            Engineer

TSgt.            Francis M. Daly Jr.            Radio Operator

SSgt.            Thomas E. Hopes               Asst. Engineer

SSgt.            Francis B. Jordan              Asst. Radio Operator

SSgt.            Sidney Kurtz                    Armor Gunner

SSgt.            Robert P. Tucker               Armor Gunner

 

Urvan was KIA/died as a POW at Camp Rangoon after 12 days,  (probarly) was injured from the crash on 26 Nov. 1943, he is honored with an Air Medal Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/7th_Bombardment_Group.html

https://pacificwrecks.com/airfields/india/pandaveswar/

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

Assisi, Salvatore C.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Salvatore C. Assisi.

Unit/Placed in, 492nd Bomber Squadron, 7th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Salvatore is born approx. on 4 Jan. 1924 in Brooklyn, New York.

Mother, Vivian C. (Nuzzo) Assisi.

Father and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

 

Salvatore enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 13130967.

 

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

1st Lt.           Roy C. Vaugham                Pilot

2nd Lt.          Arleen W. Sundal              Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Robert H. Faller                Navigator

2nd Lt.          Gustaf E. Johnson              Bombardier

T/Sgt.          Harold C. Bell                   Engineer

T/Sgt.          Gilford H. Moen                 Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Henry A. Chlebowski          Asst. Engineer/Gunner

S/Sgt.           Charles W. Right               Asst. Radio Operator/Gunner

S/Sgt.           Charles E. Vickers              Armour. Gunner

S/Sgt.           Salvatore C. Assisi             Asst. Armour Gunner

The MACR Report was in bad quality, so mistakes are possible.

Salvatore was KIA on the way to a Combat Mission they came under attack and the Enemy Fighter Collided with the Plane and the Crashed both on 26 Oct. 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/7th_Bombardment_Group.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