Edwards, Clyde Clinton

Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Second Class Clyde Clinton Edwards.

Unit/Placed in, Commander Aircraft Seventh Fleet, United States Naval Reserve.

“Petty Officer Edwards was killed in an aircraft crash and initially listed as Missing in Action with an administrative date of death as February 4, 1946. Following the war, the aircraft was located and he was identified. He is buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX. His name is permanently engraved on the Walls of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery.

Clyde is born on 18 September 1919 in Texas.

Father, Dewitt Acles Edwards.

Mother, Onie Eta (Pricer) Edwards.

Sister(s), Lois E. and Margaret Louise Edwards.

Spouse, Alberta Faye (Gulley) Edwards.

Clyde enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 3570390.

Clyde‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3)-  were,

Ltjg.                  John D. Gross             Pilot

Ens.                  Maurice D. Linder       Co Pilot

AMM1.              George H. Beier Jr.      Passenger

ARM2.               Alva L. Cloepvil           Passenger

AMM1.              Frank H. Dodge          Passenger

AMM1.              Dale E. Drake             Passenger

AMM2.              Clyde C. Edwards        Passenger

ACMM.              William H. Eldridge     Passenger

AMM1.              Leroy R. Hamilton      Passenger

SMN1.               Donald E. Huddelston  Passenger

AMM2.              Robert E. Keil             Passenger

PHM2.               Lee R. Morris              Passenger

Machinist           Ben W. Murray           Passenger

AMM2.              Marlin R. Myers          Passenger

AMM2.              Leo Suire                   Passenger

AMM1.              Charles H. Zaremba     Passenger

 

Clyde was KIA the plane took off from Mareeba Airfield on a flight to Cairns Airfield then took off again on a flight bound for Momote Airfield on Los Negros Island where it never arrived his destination (it was crashed at New Guinea) on 23 July 1944, 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.

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

Walls of the missing.

After his Recovery an Rosette was placed with his name and he is now buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA.

Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/r4d/39090.html

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/G49P-Y7Q

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

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RECOVERED

 

On October 1, 1970 the two man patrol from the New Guinea Administration located the skeletal remains of an indeterminate number of personnel at the crash site. These remains were recovered and turned over to the U. S. military.

The crew were individually identified with five buried not individually identified. The remains were transported to the Philippines and United States for permanent burial.

Petty Officer Edwards was killed in an aircraft crash and initially listed as Missing in Action with an administrative date of death as February 4, 1946. Following the war, the aircraft was located and he was identified. He is buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX. His name is permanently engraved on the Walls of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery

When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.

Davis, Andrew Young

Rank and Name, Flight Officer Andrew Young Davis.

Unit/Placed in, 8th Photographic Squadron, 6th Reconnaissance Group.

 

Andrew is born approx. on 18 Oct. 1921 in Eldorado, Oklahoma.

Father, Everett Hamilton Davis.

Mother, Uera Pearl (Easley) Davis.

Sister(s), Georgie Naomi and Myrtle Maudine Davis.

 

Andrew enlisted the service in Arkansas with service number # T-000296.

 

Andrew died due to bad (low overcast) weather, had to fly on Instruments  and (probably) crashed on 9 Feb. 1944,  he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army 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://pacificwrecks.com/units/usaaf/6prg/8prs.html

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L44S-B2S

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/

Miller, Albert P.

Rank and Name, Private First Class Albert Miller.

Unit/Placed in, 198th Anti-Aircraft Arty (Automatic Weapons) Battalion.

 

Albert is born approx. on 1924.

 

Albert enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 36613520.

 

Albert was on the LST to land at Sansipor, New Guinea when he fell in the water and drowned on 18 July 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Albert 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

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/

Miller, Albert

Rank and Name, Private First Class Albert Miller.

Unit/Placed in, 25th Infantry Regiment, 93rd Infantry Division ”Blue Helmet”.

 

Albert is born approx. on 1920 in Kentucky.

Father, Joe Miller.

Mother, Mandy Miller.

Sister(s), Mandy and Molly Miller.

Brother(s), Jason and Hugh S. Miller.

 

Albert enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 35128974.

 

Albert died non battle in New Guinea on 1 Nov. 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

 

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

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/

Jones, Charles Albert

Rank and Name, Corporal Charles Albert Jones.

Unit/Placed in, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division.

 

Charles is born approx. on 26 May 1918 in Globe, Arizona.

Father, Charles Wilson Jones.

Mother, Louisa Isabel (Harris) Jones.

Sister(s), Vina, Rosalee, Bertha Lou and Susie Jones.

Brother(s), Charles Wilson, Clifford Red and Onis Clifton Jones.

 

Charles enlisted the service in Arizona with service number # 38002396.

 

Charles was KIA in combat with the Japanese army over the Momote Airstrip on Los Negros Island on 21 March 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

 

Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/pedigree/landscape/9N2L-2DC

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/

Website,

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

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

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

Wilson, Bennett Clay

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Bennett Clay Wilson.

Unit/Placed in, 90th Bomber Squadron, 3rd Bomber Group, Light.

 

Bennett is born approx. on 27 Nov. 1907 in Visalia, California.

Father, George Scott Wilson.

Mother, Carrie Mae (Sparks) Wilson.

Brother(s), Everett Woodrow Wilson.

Spouse, Lurline Rachel (Ballew) Wilson.

 

Bennett enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 0-384791.

 

Bennett‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a North American B-25 Mitchell were,

1st Lt.           Bennett G. Wilson              Pilot

1st Lt.           Luther P. Smith                Co Pilot

T/Sgt.          Luther B, Word Jr.

Corporal       Leaburn D. Myers

Corporal       Henry R. Sheppard

Bennett was KIA when nearly at the Target they were attacked by superior number of Japanese Zero’s, despite gunfire and aerial bombs the succeeded to drop their Bombload on the Target (Airfield) on 25 May 1945, he is honored with a Silver Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Bennett 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/3rd_Bombardment_Group.html

https://www.familysearch.org

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.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/

Scott, Dorman Lee

Rank and Name, Seaman Dorman Lee Scott.

Unit/Placed in, USS Mount Hood (AE-11) Ammunition Ship, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Dorman is born approx. on 1925 in Canada.

Father, Claude Arthur Scott.

Mother, Ethel Irene (Fitzsimmons) Scott.

Brother(s), Norman Arthur Scott.

Spouse, Donna Rae (Crossley) Scott.

 

Dorman enlisted the service in Washington with service number # 8908218.

 

Dorman died when the ammunition onboard the USS Mount Hood exploded on Nov. 10, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/AE-11.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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/

Smith, Alfred Q.

Rank and Name, Captain Alfred Q. Smith.

Unit/Placed in, 110th Squadron, 71st Tactical Reconnaissance Group.

 

Alfred is born approx. on 1920 in Georgia.

Father, Alfred Smith Sr.

 

Alfred enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 0-430479.

 

Alfred was KIA on the Strafing and Bombing Mission to New Guinea, he climbed with his plane in the Clouds and was never seen again on 14 Feb. 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/units/usaaf/71trg/index.html

 

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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/

Bagdon, Stanley

Rank and Name, Sergeant Stanley Bagdon.

Unit/Placed in, 372nd Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Stanley is born approx. on 1921 in Ohio.

 

Stanley enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 35514719.

 

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

2nd Lt.          Charles R. Shaffer              Pilot

2nd Lt.          Paul D. Burson                  Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Roland E. Rising                Navigator

2nd Lt.          Paul D. Flanagan               Bombardier

S/Sgt.           Joseph Kryak                    Engineer

Sgt.              Otto M. Smith                   Asst. Engineer

S/Sgt.           James E. Bailey                 Radio Operator

Sgt.              Richard R. Roberts            Asst. Engineer

Sgt.              Stanley Bagdon                 Top Turret Gunner

Sgt.              Robert L. Bolton                Gunner

Stanley was KIA when the plane got out of control and crashed after Take-Off in the Sea on 27 May 1944, 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.

 

Stanley 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.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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/

Baggese, Marcos Anthony

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Marcos Anthony Baggese.

Unit/Placed in, 17th Squadron, 71st Reconnaissance Group.

 

Marcos is born approx. on 9 Aug. 1917 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Father, Antony G. Baggese.

Mother, Anna E. Baggese.

Parents born in Italy.

Brother(s), Marcos A. Baggese.

 

Marcos enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 0-689185.

 

Marcos Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25  were,

2nd Lt.          Howard C. Wood               Pilot

2nd Lt.          Marcos a. Baggese             Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Robert C. Hagerstrohm       Observer

Sgt.              Virgil C. Harrelson             Engineer/Gunner

SSgt.            Frank J. Brunk                 Radio Operator/Gunner

Sgt.              Robert E. Bodi                  Photographer/Gunner

Marcos was KIA when they were shot by Anti-Aircraft Fire from the Ships and crashed in the water on 8 June 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross,  Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/units/usaaf/71trg/17trs.html

http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/71st_Reconnaissance_Group.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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/