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Johnson Jr. , Andrew Jackson

Rank and Name, Private Andrew Jackson Johnson Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 1st Battalion (C-Comp) 1st Marines, United States Marine Corps.

Andrew is born on 1916 in Jefferson, Kentucky.

Father, Andrew Jackson Johnson Sr.

Mother, Ruby Estil (O’Shea) Johnson.

Sister(s), Juanita E. Johnson.

Brother(s), Kenneth Thomas Johnson.

Andrew enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 364139.

Andrew was KIA when to the landing Beaches in his LVT, he was shot by artillery from the Japanese shore on 17 Sep. 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

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

Walls of the missing.

Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/GS2M-BYW

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

WW2 Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/

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/

Johnson, Alan

Rank and Name, Cook Second Class Alan Johnson.

Unit/Placed in, US Base Air Center Guadalcanal ,United States Naval Reserve.

Cactus Air Force refers to the ensemble of Allied air power assigned to the island of Guadalcanal August 1942 until December 1942 during the early stages of the Guadalcanal Campaign, particularly those operating from Henderson Field. The term “Cactus” comes from the Allied code name for the island.

 

Alan is born on 1917 in Pennsylvania.

Father, Squire Johnson.

Sister(s), Florine Johnson.

Brother(s), Harry and David Johnson.

 

Alan enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6532154.

 

Alan died in a Base accident on 16 June 1944, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/OnlineLibrary/photos/prs-tpic/af-amer/seattle.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

WW2 Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/

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/

Bellinger, Albert Jerome

Rank and Name, Private First Class Albert Jerome Bellinger.

Unit/Placed in, 134th Infantry Regiment (1st Bat. A-Comp), 35th Infantry Division “Santa Fe”.

 

Albert is born on 14 Jan. 1919 in Pennsylvania.

Father, Ray Adalbert.

Mother, Minnie L. Bellinger.

Brother(s), Leonard and Ellsworth Bellinger.

 

Albert enlisted the service in New York with service number # 42094138.

 

Albert was KIA by intense and accurate artillery fire from the Enemy, while they crossed the Saar River on 9 Dec. 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Albert was temporary buried at Limey-Touland later on Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France.

In 1949 he was reburied at Woodlawn National Cemetery

Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.coulthart.com/134/index.htm

 

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L2P5-2NV

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/

WordPress en/of Wooncommerce oplossingen, https://www.siteklusjes.nl/

Military Recovery,  https://www.dpaa.mil/

 

On 9 December the 35th Infantry Division enlarged its bridgehead over the Sarre River. However, the 134th Infantry made little gain due to very heavy enemy fire. The 1st and 2d Battalions held their positions and the 3d Battalion gained several hundred yards in capturing hill 271.

http://www.coulthart.com/134/134-ir/134th%20Infantry%20Regiment%20Unit%20History%20merger%20%20Josh%20Adams%205_4_21.pdf

Cain, Argus Emerson

Rank and Name, Private First Class Argus Emmerson Cain.

Unit/Placed in, 9thMar, (Comp.-G, 2ndBn), 3rdMarDiv, United States Marine Corps

 

Argus is born on 16 Feb. 1922 in Kentucky.

Father, Henry Lewis Cain.

Mother, Mattie Mae (Yates) Cain.

Sister(s), Hazel l. Lucille and Virginia Cain.

Brother(s), Clarence W. Cain.

 

Argus enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 449327.

 

Argus was KIA near the Masso Reservoir on 25 July 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Marine Corps Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marineorps Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts 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

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

WW2 Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/

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/

Cain, James Rupert

Rank and Name, Master Sergeant James Rupert Cain.

Unit/Placed in, 515th Coast Artillery Regiment, United States Army.

 

Camp Davao Prison and Penal Farm

Formerly the Davao Penal Colony (DaPeCol), was established on January 21, 1932 in Panabo City, Davao del Norte, Philippines. It has a land area of 30,000 hectares with a prison reservation of 8,000 hectares. During World War II, the Davao Penal Colony was the biggest prison establishment in the country which was used by the Japanese invading army as their imperial garrison.

Shinyo Maru

The Hell Ships Shinyo Maru left Manila for Japan.

On Sep. 7, 1944 the ship was hit by 2 Torpedoes from the American Submarine USS Paddle off the Mindanao Coast.

Presumed of the 750 POW onboard, 668 were killed by the Japanese guards and impact of the torpedoes and sinking of the ship.

 

James is born on 1910 in Oklahoma.

 

James enlisted the service in New Mexico with service number # 20842470.

 

James was KIA when the Shinyo Maru was Torpedoed (friendly fire, no awareness of pow transport) by the U.S. Submarine USS Paddle with two torpedoes, he tried to escape and the Japanese guards shot him on 7 Sep. 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, 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,

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

WW2 Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/

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/

Cain, Frank Arnold

Rank and Name, Boilermaker First Class Frank Arnold Cain.

Unit/Placed in, USS Monaghan (DD-354), United State.

 

Frank is born on 1918 in New York.

Father, Jones Oley Cain.

 

Frank enlisted the service in New York with service number # 3758873.

 

Frank died when preparing for TF 38 Invasion help at Mindoro she sank in the Typhoon Cobra on 18 Dec. 1944, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/354.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

WW2 Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/

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/

Rosenvall, Clay Lenno

Name and Rank, Private First Class Clay Lenno Rosenvall.

Unit/placed in, Headquarters Squadron, 5th Air Base Group.

 

Camp Davao Prison and Penal Farm

Formerly the Davao Penal Colony (DaPeCol), was established on January 21, 1932 in Panabo City, Davao del Norte, Philippines. It has a land area of 30,000 hectares with a prison reservation of 8,000 hectares. During World War II, the Davao Penal Colony was the biggest prison establishment in the country which was used by the Japanese invading army as their imperial garrison.

Arisan Maru

The Arisan Maru was a Hell Ships (former Cargo, used for Transport POW’s to other Camps) sunk on Nov. 24, 1944.

The Arisan Maru, sailed from Manila on October 11, 1944 for Japan. This ship was sunk by the American submarine, USS Shark with a torpedo, on November 24, 1944. There were 1800 POWs aboard – nine men survived this sinking. Two days later, five of the survivors were rescued by a Chinese fishing junk. The Chinese helped them reach American Air Corps forces. Other survivors were recaptured by a Japanese destroyer and taken to Formosa.

This Hell Ship sank in the South China Sea making it the worst naval disaster in the history of the United States.

 

Clay was born  on Aug. 21, 1920 in Gunnison, Sanpete County, Utah.

Father, Lenno G. Rosenvall.

Mother, Lauretta  (Jepson) Rosenvall.

Sisters, Virginia Scheier and Terry L. Rosenvall.

Brother, Don C. Rosenvall.

 

Clay entered  the service from Utah with service number # 19010475.

 

Clay L, Rosenvall rank/duty was a Private First Class in the United States Army Air Forces.

 

Clay was KIA on Sep. 7, 1944, when the Shinyo Maru was hit by a Torpedo from the USS Paddle and sunk (not known it was a POW transport) He tried to escape the sinking ship, but got shot by the Japanese Guards, he is honored with the Purple Heart, POW Medal, United States Aviator Badge, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Clay also has a Memorial Grave at Memory Grove Memorial

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LH6M-XHF

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/

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/

Adkisson, Rolland Eugene

Rank and Name, Corporal Rolland Eugene Adkisson.

Unit/Placed in, US Air Corps (35th Bomber Squadron, 25th Bomber Group (Medium).

 

Rolland is born approx. on December 18, 1924 in Winona, Texas.

Father, Theodore L. Adkisson.

Mother, Bessie J. (Johnson) Adkisson.

Sister(s), Doris and Dorothy Adkisson.

 

Rolland enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 38478297.

 

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

2ndLt.          Charles L. Gottschalk          Pilot

2ndLt.          William K. Karr                Co Pilot

2ndLt.          Albert B. Mandel               Navigator

2ndLt.          Bruce Malenke                  Bombardier

Cpl.              Harold Sawyer                  Engineer

Cpl.              Sam R. Solomon               Radio Operator

Cpl.              Emanuel Sardis                 Top Turret Gunner

Cpl.              Rolland E. Adkisson           Right Waist Gunner

Cpl.              John M. Bissell                  Left Waist Gunner

S/Sgt.          Raymond Butler               Tail Gunner

 

Rolland died non-Battle when he took off from from Goose Bay to Meeks Field (Iceland) on a Ferry Mission, but the never arrived his plane got lost on Oct. 22, 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Rolland has a Memorial Grave at Memory Park Cemetery, Longview, Harrison County, Texas, USA.

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

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/

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/

Acosta, Thomas Andrew

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Thomas Andrew Acosta.

Unit/placed in, USS Liscome Bay Escort Carrier (CVE-56), United States naval Reserve.

 

Thomas is born on no record.

 

Thomas entered  the Service from California with service number # 3769375.

 

Thomas A. Acosta was a Seaman 1e Class in the United States Naval Reserve.

 

Thomas was Killed in Action when the ship was hit by an Torpedo from the Jap Sub I-175, on Nov. 25, 1944, and he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

And he is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?59769

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/

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/

 

Adams, James Donald

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class James Donald Adams.

Unit/placed in, USS Scamp Submarine (SS-277), United States Naval Reserve.

 

James was born  on Sep. 15, 1916 in Nokomis, Buena Vista County, Iowa.

Father, Arthur H. Adams.

Mother, Christina (Snell) Adams.

Sister, Arlene A. Adams.

Wife. Doris H. Adams.

 

James entered  the Service from California with service number # 8793943.

 

James D. Adams rank/duty was a Seaman First Class in the United States Naval Reserve.

 

James D. Adams was Killed in Action when the Sub was probably sunk by a mine off the Tokyo Bay coast, on Nov 16, 1944, and he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/uss-scamp-277.htm

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

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/

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/