Bacon, Douglas M.

Rank and Name, Gunners Mate Third Class Douglas M. Bacon.

Unit/Placed in, Torpedo Squadron 28 (VT-28), United States Naval Reserve.

 

Douglas is born approx. on 28 March 1925 in Cedarview, Utah.

Father, Chancy C. Bacon.

Mother, Etta E. (Pierce) Bacon.

Sister(s), Edna, Verda, Pearl, Eva L. and Etta V. Bacon.

Brother(s), William R. Russell C. Edward, Bert R. Ora M. and Melvin J. Bacon.

 

Douglas enlisted the service in Utah with service number # 5542231.

 

Douglas‘s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a TBM-1c were,

Ensign          Richard R. Richardson        Pilot

Arm1.          Edward F. Buchel              Radio Operator

Gm3.            Douglas M. Bacon              Gunner

Douglas was KIA on the mission to attack/damage the Pagan Airfields, Mariana Islands, they were hit by Anti-Aircraft Crashed at Sea and exploded on 5 July 1944, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

He also has Memorial Graves at Cedarview Cemetery, Cedarview, Duchesne County, Utah, USA.

And Memory Grove Memorial, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/provinces/marianas_pagan.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and 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

Website,

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

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

Auge Jr. , Joseph Armand

Rank and Name, Corporal Joseph Armand Auge Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division, Marine Corps.

 

Joseph is born approx. on 22 Dec. 1921 in Billings, Montana.

Father, Joseph A. Auge.

Mother, Martha M. (Philura) Auge.

Sister(s), Martha A. and Darlene E. Auge.

 

Joseph enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 416600.

 

Joseph was KIA during the Saipan Landings, when the LVT was hit by Japanese fire, on June 15, 1944, 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.

 

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

 

Thanks to, http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/agency/usmc/2-25.htm

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