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Cain Jr. , Hallie G.

Rank and Name, Sergeant Hallie G. Cain Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 436th Bomber Squadron, 7th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Hallie is born on 1923 in Panama Canal Zone.

Father, Hallie G. Cain.

 

Hallie enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 17162197.

 

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

1st Lt.           J. P. Osborne                    Pilot

2nd Lt.          Oscar R. James                 Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          John V. Hryhorcuk            Bombardier

2nd Lt.          Viktor P. Sokoloff               Navigator

Sgt.              Philip D. Bordonaro           Engineer

Sgt.              Hallie G. Cain Jr.               Radio Operator

Sgt.              David G. Foulk                  Gunner

Sgt.              Harold J. Merritt               Gunner

 

Hallie was Missing when the a Engine was hit by FLAK over the Bombing Area and went into the clouds (no record after this) on 3 May 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.cbi-history.com/cbi_airfields.html

http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/7th_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

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

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

WW2 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/

Rasmussen, Harald Edwin

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Harald Edwin Rasmussen.

Unit/Placed in, 16th Squadron, 4th Combat Cargo Group.

 

Harald is born approx. on 28 Aug. 1919.

Father, Rasmus L. Rasmussen.

Born in Denmark.

Mother, Violet (Norris) Rasmussen.

 

Harald enlisted the service in California with service number # 0-778947.

 

Harald ‘s Crew-members that died in the crash were on-board the plane a C-46 were,

2nd Lt.         Harald E. Rasmussen         Pilot

S/Sgt.           Robert W. Richardson        ??

 

Harald was KIA when his Plane Crashed after Take-Off on 9 March 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Harald 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 El Camino Memorial Park

San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.cbi-history.com/part_id.html#24

http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/4th_Combat_Cargo_Group.html

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

Ashcroft, Darrell Junior

Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Second Class Darrell Junior Ashcroft.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron VB-106, United States Navy.

 

Darrell is born approx. on 6 February, 1925 in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

Father, Terry M. Ashcraft.

Mother, Bessie J. (Watson) Ashcraft.

Sister(s), Genevieve V. Ashcraft.

Brother(s), Delmer W. Ashcraft.

 

Darrell enlisted the service in West Virginia with service number # 8290680.

 

Darrell ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PB4Y-2 Privateer were,

Lt Cmd.       Green C. Goodloe              Pilot

Ensign         Edward F. Conroy             Co Pilot

Ensign         Norman S. Smith             Navigator

AMM1c.       Almon E. KreugerJ.

AOM1c.        Robin B. Okon

ARM1c.        Adolph Hernandez

ARM2c.        Darrell J. Ashcroft

AMM2c.       Henry L. Devasier

AMM3c.       Neal J. Kay

AMM3c.       Gerald G. Greenwood

ARM3c.        Gordon F. Blakesley

Darrell was KIA on the Mission when their Engine #1 was shot and try to Fly to Rangoon Base, but they never arrived on 14 June 1945, he is honored with an Distinguished Flying Cross,  Air Medal with 5 gold Stars, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://navalaviationfoundation.org/ways-to-give/national-flight-log/squadron-flight-log-entry/?id=16

https://books.google.nl/books?id=wjVPDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA412&lpg=PA412&dq=%22Darrell+J+Ashcraft%22&source=bl&ots=inJOsytvfU&sig=ACfU3U3RPcAxSQWusYB05PWvtwzhvEoGvA&hl=en&sa=X&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22Darrell%20J%20Ashcraft%22&f=false

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

Arneson, Olaf F.

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Olaf F. Arneson.

Unit/Placed in, 9th Bomber Squadron, 7th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Olaf is born approx. on 1921 in Minnesota.

Father, Conrad Arneson.

Mother, Petra Arneson.

Parents born in Norway

Sister(s), Elsie Arneson.

Brother(s), Reidar Arneson.

 

Olaf enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 0-768916.

 

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

1st Lt.           Francis G. Murphy             Pilot

2nd Lt.          Floyd K. Strayner              Co Pilot

1st Lt.           John N. Wilson                  Navigator

1st Lt.           Olaf F. Arneson                 Bombardier

S/Sgt.           George R. Kenny               Engineer

S/Sgt.           John A. O’ Donnell             Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Raymond J. Davis              Gunner

S/Sgt.           William B. Thompson          Gunner

S/Sgt.           Roy E. Brown                   Gunner

S/Sgt.           Charles E. Sedam              Gunner

1st Lt.           William D. Beals                Observer

 

Olaf was KIA when they were hit by Anti-Aircraft winged over the right and went nearly vertically in the Ocean on March 22, 1945, he is honored with an Air 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

He is also mentioned at Monument to Aviation Martyrs Nanjing Memorial

Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Oldham, Kingsbury County, South Dakota, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.cbi-history.com/part_vi_7th_bomb_gp-3.html

http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/7th_Bombardment_Group.html

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