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Cain Jr. , Arthur Fillmore

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Arthur Fillmore Cain Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 69th Fighter Squadron, 58th Fighter Group, United States Army Air Force.

 

Arthur is born on 21 February 1923 in Roanoke, Virginia .

Father, Arthur F. Cain.

Mother, Marian D. Cain.

Brother(s), Raymond Edward Cain.

Spouse, Shirley Selma (Nichols) Cain.

 

Arthur enlisted the service in Maine with service number # 0-814648.

 

Arthur was KIA on the way back from the Mission to Laoag, Luzon when his plane had some Manuel problems and crashed in the Sea on 17 Jan. 1945, 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.

 

Arthur 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/p-47/42-23208.html

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/G4X1-91T

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/

 

Arthur Fillmore Cain Jr. was a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Air Force, assigned as a Pilot flying a Republic P-47N Thunderbolt in the 69th Fighter Squadron, 58th Fighter Group.

 

Arthur was KIA on the way back from the Mission to Laoag, Luzon when his plane had some Manuel problems and crashed in the Sea on 17 Jan. 1945, 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.

 

Irvin, James C.

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant James C. Irvin.

Unit/Placed in, 339th Fighter Squadron, 347th Fighter Group.

 

James is born approx. no record.

 

James enlisted the service in California with service number # 0-529242.

 

James died in a Plane Accident near Palawan (probably) due to Bad weather on 4 July 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army 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, https://pacificwrecks.com/units/usaaf/347fg/index.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

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/

“Foster, Charlie C.

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Charlie C. Foster.

Unit/Placed in, 871st Bomber Squadron “Ghastly Goose, 497th Bomber Group, Very Heavy.

Charlie is born approx. on no record.

Charlie enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 38159600.

Charlie‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a Boeing Superfortress-26  were,

Captain        Dale W. Petersen               Pilot/Commander

2nd Lt.          Walter J. Craig                 Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Frank L. Zylla                   Navigator/Bombardier

2nd Lt.         Joseph R. Zeock                Bombardier

2nd Lt.         Donald B. Alexander          Flight Engineer

Sgt.              Arlie A. Agent                   Radar Operator

S/Sgt.           Charlie G. Foster               Radio Operator

S/Sgt.           Tom B. Clark                    CFG=Central Fire Control Gunner

Sgt.              Tony Catrion                    Left Gunner

Sgt.              Bernard F. Sutton             Right Gunner

Sgt.              Lemuel B. Peterson            Tail Gunner

Charlie was KIA due to battle damage over the target (AA hit the fuel tank that made the plane crashed), on Jan. 27, 1945, 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.

Charlie 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/

Carter, Andrew Jordan

Rank and Name, Steward’s Mate, First Class Andrew Jordan Carter.
Unit/Placed in, USS Trigger (SS-237) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.

Andrew is born approx. on 29 Nov. 1923 in Memphis, Tennessee.
Brother(s), Terris W. Carter.

Andrew enlisted the service in New York with service number # 8108423.

Andrew was KIA when the Submarine probably was sunk by an Japanese Air Attack on 28 March 1945, 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.

Andrew is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.

Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/carter-a-j.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
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/