Heun, Robert G.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Robert G. Heun.

Unit/Placed in, 47th Bomber Squadron, 41th Bomber Group (medium).

 

Robert was born approx. on 1920 in Wisconsin.

Father, Arthur Heun.

Mother, Lilian (Haendel) Heun.

Sister(s), Laverne E. Heun.

 

Robert enlisted  the service at Wisconsin with serial number # 0-743336.

 

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

2nd Lt.         Robert G. Heun                 Pilot

2nd Lt.         Frederick W. Nlotz             Co-Pilot

2nd Lt.         Paul McLaughlin                Bombardier/Navigator

S/Sgt.          Warren A. Fenno               Radio Operator/Waist Gunner

S/Sgt.          Kenneth L. Lafors              Engineer/ Top Turret Gunner

S/Sgt.          Sam A. Smith                   Tail Gunner

 

Robert was KIA when the plane (above the Maloelap Atol, Marhall Islands)partially crumbled, exploded then crashed in sea on Jan 22, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Aviator Badge, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Robert is mentioned/buried at Courts of the Missing, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii.

 

Thanks to, http://41stbombgrp.com/

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/

Ramey, Dudley Palmer

Name and Rank, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Dudley Palmer Ramey.

Unit/Placed in, USS Liscombe Bay (CVE-56) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Dudley was born approx. on 1925 in Kentucky.

Father, Nathan B. Reed (1965).

Mother, Bessie J. (Boyd) Reed ( 1969).

Sisters, Winnie L. Reed (1935).

Brother, Raymond C. Reed (2000).

 

Dudley entered  the service from Kentucky with service number # 6347662.

 

Dudley P. Ramey was a Gunners Mate 3th Class in the United States Navy.

 

Dudley was KIA when the USS Liscome Bay was sunk by the Japanese Sub I-175 on Nov. 24, 1943, 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.

 

Dudley is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to  https://pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/CVE-56.html

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/

Bernis Jr, Ben

Name and Rank, Private First Class Ben Bernis  Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 106th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division ”New York”.

 

James was born approx. on 4 June 1923 in Iberia Parish County, Louisiana.

Parents and Siblings, no record available.

 

He enlisted  the service at Florida with serial number 34150972.

 

Ben Bernis Jr. was KIA by mortar fire, during the Beach Assault on Eniwetok, on Feb 19, 1944, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

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Ben is reburied at Saint Michaels Cemetery, Saint Martinville, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana.

 

Thanks to https://dmna.ny.gov/historic/reghist/wwii/infantry/27thInfDiv/27thInfDivMain.htm

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

Adler, Carl Joseph

Name and Rank, Staff Sergeant Carl Joseph Adler.

Unit/placed in, 820th Bomber Squadron, 41st Bomber Group (Medium).

 

Carl was born approx. on Sep. 13, 1920 in Sharon, Pennsylvania.

 

Father, Andrew O. Adler.

Mother, Myrtle H. (Rutter) Adler.

Sisters, Florence M. and Mary L. Adler.

Brothers, Russell C., Paul A. Clarence F. and William J. Adler.

 

Carl entered  the service from Pennsylvania with service number # 33272584.

 

Carl J. Adler rank/duty was a Staff Sergeant/Armored Gunner (B-25) in the 820th Bomber Squadron.

 

Carl’s crewmembers and their position onboard the plane a B-25 were;

 

2ndLt. Charless A. Gross Jr.          Pilot

2ndLt. Junnie G. Carter               Co Pilot

2ndLt. George M. Bourdon            Bombardier/Navigator

T/Sgt. James E. Anderson            Radio Operator/Gunner

T/Sgt. Nicole G. Gervasoni            Engineer/Gunner

S/Sgt. Carl J. Adler                    Armored/Gunner

 

Carl was KIA in the Bombing mission over Maloelap Atoll, Marshall Islands, when they were was shot down by a “Zeke” Fighter, on Jan. 15, 1944, and 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.

 

Carl is mentioned/buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila,

Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Oakwood Cemetery

Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA.

 

Thanks to http://41stbombgrp.com/

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

Baack, Harry Louis

Rank and Name, Boatswain’s Mate Second Class Harry Louis Baack.

Unit/Placed in, USS Mississippi (BB-41) Battleship, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Harry is born approx. on 1919 in Holland, Minnesota.

Father, Louis J.F. Baack.

Mother, Maria K. T. (Bultman) Baack.

Sister(s), Minnie L. Marie-Louise, Helen A. Sophia M. and Leona M. Baack.

Brother(s), William G. and Louis G. Baack.

 

Harry enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 6200444.

 

Harry was KIA during the Gilbert/Marshall Island Campaign when a explosion occurred, destroying a Turret and killing 43 men on 20 Nov. 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Memorial Park Cemetery,

Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/BB-41.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

Aycrigg II, William Anderson

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant William Anderson Aycrigg II.

Unit/Placed in, Marine Fighting Squadron 422 (VMF-422), United States Marine Corps.

 

William is born approx. on 22 Aug. 1919 in Darien, Connecticut.

Father, Edward Aycrigg.

Mother, Janet Aycrigg.

Sister(s), Jane Aycrigg.

Brother(s), Richard Aycrigg.

Spouse, Mary Caroline (Bluhm) Aycrigg.

 

William enlisted the service in Connecticut with service number # 0-024020.

 

William died (accidental) when he had to ditched his plane due to bad weather on 25 Jan. 1945, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to,

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

Anderson, Carl J.

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Carl J. Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, 431st Bomber Squadron, 11th Bomber Group (Heavy).

 

Carl is born approx. on 1900 in Nebraska.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

Spouse, Annas K. Anderson.

Daughter, Darlene Anderson.

 

Carl enlisted the service in Nebraska with service number # O-1287457.

 

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

1st Lt.           Ralph N. Max                   Pilot

2nd Lt.          John W. Macey                 Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Carl J. Anderson               Navigator

1st Lt.           Edward C. Gelsleichter       Bombardier

T/Sgt.          John G. Macintosh Jr.        Engineer

S/Sgt.           John E. Guyett                  Asst. Engineer

T/Sgt.          Albert Selsky                    Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           George C. Smith                Asst. Engineer

S/Sgt.           Donald E. Pipes                 Gunner

S/Sgt.           Frank W. Snook                 Gunner

 

Carl was KIA when the plane crashes in flames, being hit by Enemy Plane on July 28, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

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

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,

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

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

Alvarado, Edmund Joseph

Rank and Name, Chief Commissary Steward Edmund Joseph Alvarado.

Unit/Placed in, 40th Naval Construction Battalion (Seabees), United States Navy.

 

Edmund is born approx. on no record in California.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Edmund enlisted the service in California with service number # 6335834.

 

Edmund died in a accident building a Airfield on the Gilbert Islands on Jan. 7, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, file:///C:/Users/Gebruiker/Downloads/40%20NCB%201942-44.pdf

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,

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

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

Aman, Henry William

Rank and Name, Private Henry William Aman.

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

 

Henry is born approx. on Dec. 29, 1922 in Taylor County, West Virginia.

Father, Albert Aman.

Mother, Grace Aman.

Sister(s), Juliann, Madylline, Bernadette and Alice C. Aman.

 

Henry enlisted the service in West Virginia with service number # 465160.

 

Henry died of his wounds sustained at the Battle over Kwajalein, brought to a Hospital ship where he died and was buried at Sea on June 17, 1944,  he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://military.wikia.org/wiki/2nd_Battalion,_25th_Marines

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,

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

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

Land, Basil Isaac

Land, Basil Isaac

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Basil Isaac Land.

Unit/Placed in, USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Basil is born approx. 1924 in Fort Scott City, Kansas.

 

Father, Basil I. Land.

Mother, Cora E. Land.

Sister, Mary K. Land.

Brothers, Donald L. and Thomas E. Land.

Wife, Shirley C. Land

 

Basil enlisted the service in Kansas with service number # 8657169.

 

Basil was KIA when the USS Liscome Bay was hit by a torpedo made water and sunk on Nov. 25, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to https://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/CVE-56.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  AirForce, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/   

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

Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Carrier
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