Ashmun, George Malcolm

Rank and Name, Captain George Malcolm Ashmun.

Unit/Placed in, Marine Attack Squadron 214 (VMA-214).

 

George is born approx. on 21 April 1919 in New Jersey.

Father, Charles Ashmun.

Mother, Mary B. Ashmun.

Brother(s), Charles and John B. Ashmun.

 

George enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 0-011906.

 

George was KIA in the Dogfight with the Japanese over New Britain on 3 Jan. 1944, he is honored with an Distinguished Flying Cross, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.3rdmaw.marines.mil/Units/MAG-13/VMA-214/History/

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

Ash, Bernice L.

Rank and Name, Corporal Bernice L. Ash.

Unit/Placed in, 2nd Battalion (Comp. E.) 17th Mar. Regiment, 1st Mar. Division.

 

Bernice is born approx. on 1921 in Unicoy County, Tennessee.

Father, James L. Ash.

Mother, Johnnie A. (Denney) Ash.

Sister(s), Willie S. Bernice L. and ???? Ash.

Brother(s), Thomas H. James A. A.D. and Dave Ash.

 

Bernice enlisted the service in Tennessee with service number # 343349.

 

Bernice was KIA at Open Bay, New Britain in Fights with the Japanese on 13 Feb. 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Good Conduct Medal, Marine Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Bernice 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 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

Anthony, Richard F.

Rank and Name, Sergeant Richard F. Anthony.

Unit/Placed in, 371st Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group (Heavy).

 

Richard is born approx. on 1922 in New York.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Richard enlisted the service in New York with service number # 32537181.

 

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

1st Lt.           Clyde H. Houghton             Pilot

2nd Lt.          Verl K. Dolby                    Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Edward Grebas                 Navigator

2nd Lt.         Martin Phillips                  Bombardier

S/Sgt.           Jimmy W. Green               Engineer

S/Sgt.           Delmar C. Johnston           Asst. Engineer

S/Sgt.           Arthur Truman                 Radio Operator

Sgt.              Nesbitt J. Pierce               Asst. Radio Operator

Sgt.              Richard F. Anthony            Armored Gunner

Sgt.              Dennis S. Falter                Tail Gunner

Richard was KIA when before the Bomb drop the were attacked by a Japanese plane that dropped a Phosphorus bomb that exploded  near the engine, wing broke and the plane crashed on Jan. 1, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.307bg.net/

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

Anson, George Maynard

Rank and Name, Master Gunnery Sergeant George Maynard Anson.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron 235 (VMSB-235), Marine Corps.

 

George is born approx. on Oct. 21, 1918 in Springfield, Illinois.

Brother(s), Jerry A. Anson.

 

George enlisted the service in California with service number # 350197.

 

George was KIA on the mission to Rabaul, when they were hit by Anti-Aircraft and crashed on May 1, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal Marine Corps, Expeditionary Medal Marine Corps, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.vpnavy.com/

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