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Steele, Aloysius W.

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Aloysius W. Steele.

Unit/Placed in, 71st Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Aloysius is born on 15 December 1922.

Mother, Mary Babbington Sorell.

 

Aloysius enlisted the service in Virginia with service number # 0-706554.

 

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

Crew,

1st Lt.           Richard Hurst                   Pilot

1st Lt..          James A. Henderson          Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Aloysius W. Steele              Navigator

Pfc.              John J. Creighton              Radio Operator

SSgt.            Henry Miga                      Gunner

Passengers,

Tec5.            Alfred L. Millazo

Corporal       Gene J. Morris

Pfc.              Byron W. Durham

Pfc.              Russell H. Schley

Aloysius was died on the way back from a Courier Mission they probably crashed, because they never heard off on 1 July 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing with a rosette.

Meaning that

Aloysius remains were found and he was reburied at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://www.sunsetters38bg.com/

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

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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

Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/

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

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

WordPress en/of Wooncommerce oplossingen, https://www.siteklusjes.nl/

Military Recovery,  https://www.dpaa.mil/

 

Remains recovered

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.

Irvin, Joseph Robert

Rank and Name, Captain Joseph Robert Irvin.

Unit/Placed in, 881st Bomber Squadron, 500th Bomber Group, Very Heavy, United States Army Air Forces.

 

Joseph is born on 15 July 1920 in Georgia.

Father, Lorenza Brooks Irvin.

Mother, Rose (Huling) Irvin.

Sister(s), Elsie (Irvin) Anderson.

Infant Irvin, 1914-1925.

 

Joseph enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 0-427549.

 

Joseph‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were,

Captain        Joseph Robert Irvin                     Pilot

2nd Lt.          Robert Burk Clore                       Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Clay Derek Shannon                    Bombardier

2nd Lt.          William Louis Morris Jr.               Navigator

2nd Lt.          Myron Clarett Bjerva                  Flight Engineer

Sgt.              Alfred J. Morton                         Radio Operator

Sgt.              Everett L. Abernathy                   Radar Observer

Sgt.              Richard L. Connell                       Central Fire Control/Gunner

Sgt.              Verdel Brown                             Gunner

Corporal       Marion E. Beery                         Gunner

Corporal       Clifford M. Fleming                     Gunner

Major           Gerald K. Mosier                         Passenger

 

Joseph died when they returned from the mission there apparent experienced mechanical problems, the tower received a distress call, and it is believed that they ditched into the sea on 28 Nov. 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts 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/

WordPress en/of Wooncommerce oplossingen, https://www.siteklusjes.nl/

Military Recovery,  https://www.dpaa.mil/

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/