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Manger, Peter A.

Rank and Name, Corporal Peter A. Manger.

Unit/Placed in, 673rd Bomber Squadron, 417th Bomber Group.

 

Peter is born approx. on 20 Nov. 1924 in New Jersey.

Parents and Siblings, no record available.

 

Peter enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 32925068.

 

Peter was KIA no record on 7 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.

 

Peter is buried/mentioned at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/417th_Bombardment_Group.html

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

Website,

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

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

Andrews, Billy Ben

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Billy Ben Andrews.

Unit/Placed in, USS Karnes (APA-175) Attack/Transport Ship, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Billy is born approx. on Sep. 27, 1925 in LaSalle Parish, Louisiana.

Father, James W. Andrews.

Mother, Mardelle (Chapman) Andrews.

Sister(s), Bettie B. Andrews.

Brother(s), Herschel W. Andrews.

 

Billy enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 8474375.

 

Billy died in a training’s accident (not sure of or onboard) on Aug. 14, 1945, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Wilbanks Cemetery, La Salle Parish, Louisiana, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/10/03/03175.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

 

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/113706157/grady-v-nichols

 

I suspect  they conducting some sort of landing exercise and they fell off or overturned some small landing boat.    Since they died in the line of duty, I suspect it was some sort of training accident.  The other man missing, Grady V NIchols, is listed as a COX,  (coxswain) which means he maneuvered a small boat.

Neal Jr. , Otis S.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Otis S. Neal Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 311th Troop Carrier Squadron.

 

Otis is born approx. on 1918 in Florida.

Father, Otis Neal.

Mother, Eula Neal.

Brother(s), Leon Neal.

 

Otis enlisted the service in Florida with service number # 14057846.

 

Otis died no record on Oct. 12 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to,

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

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

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

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