Jones, Bennie Joe

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Bennie Joe Jones.

Unit/Placed in, USS Spence (DD-512) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Bennie is born approx. on 1928 in Texas.

Father, Joe Jones.

Mother, Bennie B. Jones.

Son(s), Henry B. Jones.

 

Bennie enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 3574009.

 

Bennie died when the USS Spence sunk in the Typhoon Cobra, Philippine Sea on Dec 18, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://destroyerhistory.org/fletcherclass/ussspence/

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/

Jones, Alfred Harding

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Alfred Harding Jones.

Unit/Placed in, USS Monaghan (DD-354) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Alfred is born approx. on no record.

 

Alfred enlisted the service in Tennessee with service number # 9670191.

 

Alfred died when the USS Monaghan got foundered in Typhoon Cobra on Dec. 18, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine 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, http://www.verduinwebs.com/USS%20Dyson%20DD-572/cobra.htm

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/

Baeder, Francis Elmer

Rank and Name, Gunners Mate Second Class Francis Elmer Beader.

Unit/Placed in, USS Spence (DD-512) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Francis is born approx. on 23 July 1922 in Erdenheim, Pennsylvania.

Father, Albert D. Baeder.

Mother, Jane E. Baeder.

Sister(s), Elenor J. Baeder.

 

Francis enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6504897.

 

Francis died when the USS Spence sunk in the Typhoon Cobra, Philippine Sea on Dec 18, 1944on, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://destroyerhistory.org/fletcherclass/ussspence/

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/

Vulcano, Samuel Joseph

Name and Rank, Motor Machinist’s Mate Third Class Samuel Joseph Vulcano.

Unit/Placed in, USS Hull (DD-350) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Samuel was born approx. on 1924 in Pennsylvania.

Father, Frank Volcano.

Mother, Jennie Volcano.

Both parents were from Italy.

Sisters, Jennie and Fanny Volcano.

Brother, Pat Volcano.

 

Samuel entered  the service from Pennsylvania with service number # 8210980.

 

Samuel J. Vulcano was a Motor Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class in the United States Navy.

 

Samuel died when the USS Hull sunk during the Typhoon Cobra in the Philippine Sea on Dec. 18, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Thanks to https://www.usshullassociation.org/

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/

Austin, William Jennings

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class William Jennings Austin.

Unit/Placed in, USS Monaghan (DD-354) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

William is born approx. on 27 Jan. 1926 in Big Creek, West Virginia.

Mother, Florence Wheeler.

 

William enlisted the service in Virginia with service number # 9366704.

 

William died when the USS Monaghan got foundered in Typhoon Cobra on Dec. 18, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.verduinwebs.com/USS%20Dyson%20DD-572/cobra.htm

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

Aulenbach, Edward Joseph

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Edward Joseph Aulenbach.

Unit/Placed in, USS Spence (DD-512) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Edward is born approx. on 25 April 1918 in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

Spouse, Arlene A. Aulenbach.

 

Edward enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 9230025.

 

Edward died when the USS Spence sunk in the Typhoon Cobra, Philippine Sea on Dec 18, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://destroyerhistory.org/fletcherclass/ussspence/

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

Aube, Harold Nicholas

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Harold Nicholas Aube.

Unit/Placed in, USS Spence (DD-512) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Harold is born approx. on  1927 in Connecticut.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Harold enlisted the service in Connecticut with service number # 6436123.

 

Harold died when the USS Spence sunk in the Typhoon Cobra, Philippine Sea on Dec 18, 1944 on, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://destroyerhistory.org/fletcherclass/ussspence/

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.

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

Aubrey, John Thomas

Rank and Name, Fireman Second Class John Thomas Aubrey.

Unit/Placed in, USS Monaghan (DD-354) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

John is born approx. on 16 Jan. 1921 in Summit Hill, Pennsylvania.

Father, John H. Aubrey.

Mother, Mary E. (Adams) Aubrey.

Sister(s), Elsie M. Mary E. and Ruthven A. Aubrey.

Brother(s), Allman J. Aubrey.

Spouse, Susan W. (Ross) Aubrey.

 

John enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 9230234.

 

John died when the USS Monaghan got foundered in Typhoon Cobra on Dec. 18, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

He also has a Memorial Grave at Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Summit Hill, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.verduinwebs.com/USS%20Dyson%20DD-572/cobra.htm

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.

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

Attaway, James Ruble

Rank and Name, Fireman First Class James Ruble Attaway.

Unit/Placed in, USS Monaghan (DD-354) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

James is born approx. on 1925 in Mississippi.

Father, Claude L. Attaway.

Mother, Beckie Attaway.

Brother(s), Herbert R. Attaway.

 

James enlisted the service in Mississippi with service number # 8968259.

 

James died when the USS Monaghan got foundered in Typhoon Cobra on Dec. 18, 1944 on, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.verduinwebs.com/USS%20Dyson%20DD-572/cobra.htm

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

Amus Jr. Charles Benjamin

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Charles Benjamin Asmus Jr.

Unit/Placed in, USS Hull (DD-350) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Charles is born approx. on 1925.

Father, Charles B. Asmus Sr.

Mother and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Charles enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 9522306.

 

Charles died when the USS Hull sunk during the Typhoon Cobra in the Philippine Sea on Dec. 18, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine 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.

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Fremont Township Cemetery

Mayville, Tuscola County, Michigan, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://www.usshullassociation.org/

http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/350.htm

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