Abate, Michael

Rank and Name in, Second Lieutenant Michael Abate.

Unit/Placed in, Air Corps, U.S. Army Air Forces.

 

Michael was born approx. on 1920 in Italy.

Father, Charles Luciano Abate.

Mother, Concetta Abate.

Parents and Michael are born in Italy.

Sister, Josephine Abate.

 

Michael entered  the service from New York with service number # 32198645.

 

Michael’s crewmembers onboard the B-24;

2nd Lt.         William Chuby

2nd Lt.         Michael Abate

2nd Lt.         Vance T Curtiss

2nd Lt.         Walter Lowe

SSgt.            Arthur C Brabham

Sgt.              Robert C Buchanan

Sgt.              James A Duckett

Sgt.              Richard H Fellers

SSgt.            Gordon E Smith

Sgt.              Herbert E Snider

Because there was no record (macr) available, there’s is no record about their rank and position.

 

Michael died (probably) in a plane crash between Puerto Rico and British Guiana, on April 16,  1944, he is honored with Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Michael is buried at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.

Tablets of the missing.

 

Thanks to

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

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

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

Yoh, Earl Ellsworth

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Earl Ellsworth Yoh.

Unit/Placed in, 424th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Earl was born  on July 23, 1924 in van Wert County, Ohio.

Father, Joshua B. Yoh.

Mother, Edith B. (McClure) Yoh.

Sisters, Elsie L., Goldie M., Emma and Clara E. Yoh.

Brothers, Gayle, Dale, Bruce, Yoshua, George, Emerson L., John M. and James E. Yoh.

 

Earl enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 35558843.

 

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

2nd Lt.          Jack S.M. Arnett               Pilot

  1. William B. Simpson Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Frank J. Arhar                  Navigator

2nd Lt.          Arthur J. Schumacher        Bombardier

TSgt.            Robert J. Stinson               Engineer

SSgt.            Jimmie Doyle                    Asst. Engineer

TSgt.            Charles T. Goulding            Radio Operator

SSgt.            John Moore                      Asst. Radio Operator

SSgt.            Leland D. Price                 Gunner

SSgt.            Earl E. Yoh                       Gunner

Sgt.              Alexander R. Vick              Photographer

Earl was KIA when the plane got shot by Anti-Aircraft fire and crashed in sea on 1 Sep. 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.

 

Earl is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.

His remains were recovered before he was mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Tablets of the Missing

Earl also has a Memorial Grave at Mohr Cemetery, Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, USA.

 

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

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/

 

His remains have been recovered and identified on February 12, 2009.

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.

Jones, Archie Noah

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Archie Noah Jones.

Unit/Placed in, 64th Bomber Squadron, 43rd Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Archie is born approx. on 1914 in Texas.

According Military records.

 

Archie enlisted the service in California with service number # 6251438.

 

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

1st Lt.           John C. Duvall                  Pilot

1st Lt.           Fred M. Vosse                   Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Edward K. Cornelius          Navigator

2nd Lt.          William B. Edwards           Bombardier

1st Lt.           Roy L. Bridges                  Radar Operator

SSgt.            Charles V. Meeder              Engineer

TSgt.            Edward Jennings              Radio Operator

SSgt.            Thomas K. Manning           Asst. Engineer

SSgt.            Archie N. Jones                 Asst. Radio Operator

SSgt.            Conard J. Hembree            Gunner

Sgt.              Richard M. Farnsworth       Gunner

Archie was KIA when his bomber failed to return to base it was told they seen it bursting into flames and crashing into the sea near Yap Island on 13 June 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.

 

Archie 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/aircraft/b-24/42-72811.html

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

Website,

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

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

Jones, Albert Donald

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Albert Donald Jones.

Unit/Placed in, 374th Bomber Squadron, 308th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Albert is born approx. on 13 May 1925 in New York.

Father, Herbert W. Jones.

Mother, Marcella Jones.

Sister(s), Alice L. and Frances E. Jones.

Brother(s), Warren R. and Charles W. Jones.

 

Albert enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 32998519.

 

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

1st Lt.           Robert E. Chirgun              Pilot

2nd Lt.          John M. Carmody Jr.         Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Saul Furman                    Navigator

2nd Lt.          Ronald W. Wilkin               Bombardier

T/Sgt.          Charles E. Cytlak              Engineer

T/Sgt.          John Perla                       Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Albert D. Jones                 Gunner

S/Sgt.           Theodore Jolley                 Gunner

Pfc.              Raymond L. Peterson         Gunner

Sgt.              Clifford A. Lask                 Photographer

 

Albert was KIA when they took off, from Luliang Airfield, China on a long range reconnaissance mission over the South China Sea and Indochina Coast (Vietnam). After takeoff they were not heard from nor seen again on 12 Jan. 1945, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

Albert Also has a Memorial Grave at Pine Grove Cemetery

Matamoras, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/308th_Bombardment_Group.html

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

Website,

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

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