Anderson, Earthie Preston

Rank and Name, Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class Earthie Preston Anderson.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Squadron 205 (VP-205), United States Navy.

Earthie is born approx. on 1906 in Kentucky.

Father, Rushie Anderson.

Sister(s), Nellie and Margaret Anderson.

Earthie enlisted the service in Indiana with service number # 6268731.

 

Earthie‘ s Crew-members on-board the plane a PBM-3C were,

LtJg.            Otto H. Haenel        Pilot

LtJg.            Lawrence H. Neu     Co Pilot

Ap1.             Arthur E. Temple

Amm2.         Roscoe E. Marshall

Arm2.          William R. Dmith

Amm3.         William R. Forsyth

Aom3.          Eartie P. Anderson

Arm3.          John O. Hoeve

Amm3.         Lloyd J. Chouinard

S2.               Joe F. Obarr

S2.               Uvis E. Kitchens

Earthie died during the Mission because they did not returned from the Patrol Submarine Mission also was Radio Silence on 10 June, 1943, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.

Earthie is buried/mentioned at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.

Walls of the missing.

Thanks to,

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

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

Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

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

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

Amburn, Richard Lyle

Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Third Class Richard Lyle Amburn.

Unit/Placed in, Navy Patrol Squadron 74 (VP-74), United States Navy.

Richard is born approx. on 1923 in West Virginia.

Father, Charles W. Amburn.

Mother, Mary V. Amburn.

Sister(s), Emily J. Amburn.

Richard enlisted the service in West Virginia with service number # 2583196.

Richard ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PBM-1 were,

Ensign          John H. Cusman      Pilot

Ensign          Wilson B. Trappp     Co Pilot

Ensign          Alton W. Davis

Mach.           Anthony Javonovich

Amm1.         Harvey Peterson

Em1.            Edward W. Leidy

Amm2.         George W. Eddy

Arm2.          David G. Stone

Arm3.          Hugh H. Brantham

Aom3.          Thomas E. McMillan

Amm3.         William F. Marchall

Amm3.         Richard L. Amburn

Amm3.         Walter L. Kuhlman

Richard was KIA on a search Mission (probably bad weather) on 3 June, 1942, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.

Richard is buried/mentioned at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.

(A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere)

Thanks to, https://navalaviationfoundation.org/donor-kiosk/squadron-flight-log-entry-kiosk/?id=9101

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, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

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

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

Adams, John Trout

Name and Rank, Aviation Machinist’s Mate First Class John Trout Adams.

Unit/placed, No record.

 

John was born approx. on Oct. 3, 1922 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Father, John Adams.

Mother, Mary Adams.

Sisters, Helen M. and Dorothy M. Adams.

Brothers, Charles J, . Warren F, and William G. Adams.

Wife, Pauline J, (Newbauer) Adams.

Daughter, Joanne Adams.

John entered  the service from Pennsylvania with service number # 2438269.

John T. Adams rank/duty was an Aviation Machinist’s Mate 1e Class/ in the United States Navy.

John’s crewmembers and their position onboard the plane a B?- were;

No record

John died at the North Atlantic Ocean, on April 6, 1944 he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal..

John is buried/mentioned at the tablets of the missing at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York.

Walls of the missing.

Thanks to,

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

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

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

Jones, Bennie Franklyn

Rank and Name, Aviation Chief Radioman Bennie Franklyn Jones.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Squadron 128 (VB-128), United States Navy.

 

Bennie is born approx. on unknown.

Spouse, Pauline Elizabeth Jones.

 

Bennie enlisted the service in Washington with service number # 3560113.

 

Bennie‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a PV-1  were,

Lt.               Alvin W. Semrau      Pilot

Ens.             James C. Digh         Co Pilot

Ens.             John C. Price

Arm2.          Bernard C. Parnell

Acrm.           Bennie F. Jones

Aom3.          Arthur P. Bodge

Amm1.         Midas V. Levins

Bennie died after takeoff from NAS Key-West to New York in a Squadron Transfer, he came in a spin off and crashed in sea and sank on 17 May 1943, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, Combat Action Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Bennie is buried/mentioned at East Coast Memorial, Tablets 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

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/

Zerdeen Glen

Rank and Name in, Second Lieutenant Glenn Zerdeen.

Unit/Placed in, United States Army Air Corps.

 

Glenn was born on Sep. 1, 1918 in Catawba County,North Carolina.

 

Father, Louis E. Zerdeen).

Mother, Sadie (Bloom) Zerdeen.

Sisters, Gwenalyn, Doris and Ester Zerdeen.

Brothers, Marvin and Howard Zerdeen.

 

Glenn entered  the service from North Carolina with service number # 0-567162.

 

Glenn Zerdeen was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Air Corps.

 

Glenn Zerdeen was Killed in Action as a passenger onboard the Troopship USS Dorchester when it was torpedoed by the U-233 and sunk on Feb. 3, 1943 of the coast of Greenland, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Onboard the USS Dorchester there were 902 persons, 230 got saved, 672 persons died.

 

Glenn is buried at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.

Tablets of the missing .

 

Thanks to Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Dorchester

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, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

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

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

Allen, Augustus Jared

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Augustus Jared Allen.
Unit/Placed, 37th Observation Squadron.

Augustus was born on May 3, 1918 in Wills Point, Texas.

Father, A. J. Allen.
Mother, Minnie (Thomas) Allen.
Sister, Minnie R. Allen.

Augustus enlisted the Army Air Force in Texas with service number # 0-388863.

Augustus rank/duty was a Second Lieutenant/maintenance flying with the 37th Overvation Squadron flying a O-47.

Augustus crew-members and their position on-board the plane a O-47 were;

2nd Lt. Augustus J. Allen Pilot
Cpl. Paul R. Stubs Co pilot
S/Sgt. James D. Cartwright Gunner

Augustus J. Allen died according a accident, on June 8, 1941 and he is Posthumous honored with a Purple Heart, and the American Service Defense Medal.

Augustus is buried/mentioned at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan,
New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.
Tablets of the missing.
When Augustus remains were found he was buried at Arlington National Cemetery , Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.
Augustus also has a Memorial Grave at White Rose Cemetery, Wills Point.
Van Zandt County, Texas, USA.

Thanks to ABMC, https://abmc.gov Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com, Fields of Honor http://www.fieldsofhonor-database.com , Honorstates http://www.honorstates.org, Rolland Swank and Terry Hirsch.

Abben, Leo J.

Rank and Name in, First Lieutenant Leo E. Abben.
Unit/Placed in, 26th Squadron, 4th Ferrying Group.

Leo was born on Jan. 10, 1925 in Stephen County, Texas.

Father, Vilhelm Abben.
Mother, Sina (Kvist) Abben.
Both born in Denmark.
Sister, Ruth Abben.
Brothers, William and Morris Abben.

Leo entered the service from Wisconsin with service number # 0-434732.

Leo E. Abben was a Navigator in the 26th Ferry Squadron.

Leo’s crewmembers and their position onboard the B-26 were,
Capt. William J. Dempsey Pilot
1st Lt. Leo E. Abben Co Pilot/Navigator
Cpl. Leander C. Goode Jr. Engineer/Radio Operator
Cpl. Richard H. Moore Bombardier
Leo E. Abben died in a plane crash at sea, on Aug. 1, 1942 and he is honored with, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.

Leo is buried at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.
Walls of the missing.

Thanks to http://www.cbi-history.com/part_ii.html
Thanks to,
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, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Haas, James W.

Rank and Name, 1st Lieutenant James W. Haas.
Unit/Placed in, 569th Army Airforce Base Unit, U.S. Army Air Force.

James was born approx. on no record in Jones County, Texas.

Father, W. J. Haas.
Mother, Clara (Thomas) Haas.
Sisters, Clara, Laura and Lorraine Haas.
Brothers, Cecil, E. G., Charles and Woodrow Haas.

James entered the service in Texas with service number # 0-523098.

James was missing in action because the plane never arrived his destination on Oct. 9, 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

James is buried/mentioned at the tablets of the missing at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Elmwood Memorial Park, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, USA.

Thanks to, http://www.foundcollection.com/6_edcf60c94c153dc5_1.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Carter, Charles A.

Rank and Name, Private Charles A. Carter.
Unit/Placed in, USAT Dorchester Troopship, United States Army.
SS DORCHESTER
Dorchester was a troop ship operated by its agent Agwilines allocated to United States Army requirements that was sunk in the Labrador Sea by a torpedo from a German U-boat on February 3, 1943, during World War II. Of the 904 on board, 675 died (674 plus one of the 230 original survivors after being recovered). Dorchester had been sailing to Greenland as part of naval convoy SG 19 when the U-boat attacked.

Charles is born approx. on 1919 in California.
Father, Charles R. Carter.
Mother, Daisy Carter.
Sister(s), Margaret F. and Ethel E. Carter.
Brother(s), Lewis, William E. and Richard S. Carter.

Richard enlisted the service in California with service number # 39103110.

Charles died when the USAT Dorchester got Torpedoed and Sank on 3 Feb. 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.

Charles is buried/mentioned at the tablets of the missing at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York.
Walls 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/