Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Second Class John Edward Cain.
Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron 124 (VPB-124), United States Naval Reserve.
John is born on 1910 in Pennsylvania.
Father, John Cain.
Mother, Rose Cain.
Sister(s), Mary M. Rose and Anna Cain.
Brother(s), James Cain.
John enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 8219468.
John‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PB4Y were,
LT(jg) Jack “R” Crist
LT(jg) Grant W Smith
ENSIGN Ralph M. W. Frailey
AMM2 John E Cain
ARM2 Charles Wilson
AOM2 Donald L Bott
AMM3 Theodore Noonan
ARM3 John B Kaighn Jr
AOM2 Norman F Surface
S1c Bernard J Moriarty
S1c Earnest E Pike
ART1 Norman I Sayre
ENSIGN Gerald W Eves
ARM Jack “C” Camerson
AOM1 Raymond J Skulina
ARM2 Thomas P Metz
John was KIA when they not returned from a Long-range search Mission along the China Coast and Shanghai, all 12 Crewmembers were MIA on 26 June 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal, 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.
John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.vpnavy.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
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/
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