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Foster, Bernard Raymon

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Bernard Raymon Foster.

Unit/Placed in, COMSERVPAC (Service Support), United States Navy.

Service Force, United States Pacific Fleet, usually known as COMSERVPAC, was a service support command of the United States Pacific Fleet.

Service forces under the ComServPac were known as ServPac or SERVPAC  and where organized around four squadrons, Two, Four, Six, and Eight.

The Fleet Camera Party was part off Squadron Six they also took care of all target-practice firing and of the towing of targets, both surface and aerial.

Bernard is born approx. on 21 June 1928 in Perkins, South Dakota.

Father, Miles Foster.

Mother, Julia Florentine (Fitzgerald) Foster.

Sister(s), Celia Foster.

Brother(s), Allan Dewey and Richard Martin Foster.

Bernard enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 3014624.

Bernard died when he fell in the Harbor and drowned during his duty on 15 June 1946, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

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

Courts of the missing.

Bernard also has 2 Memorial Graves at Mount Zion Cemetery, Lucas County, Iowa, VS.

Saint Anthony Cemetery, Milan, Erie County, Ohio, VS.

Thanks to,

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L6S6-WJS

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 Jr. , David Thomas

Rank and Name, Captain David T. Carter Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 41st Infantry Regiment, 41st Philippine Division, United States Army.

 

The story about him are very different and not much recorded, so the things recorded and on file is this mine.

 

David is born approx. on 19 Feb. 1911 in Port Deposit, Maryland.

Father, David Thomas Carter.

Mother, Mary Roland (Hopkins) Carter.

Sister(s), Mary R. and Mabel Christine Carter.

Brother(s), John M. Carter.

Spouse, Mildred Mae (Pruess) Carter.

Son, David Carter.

 

David enlisted the service in Maryland with service number # 0-293962.

 

David was at Bataan defending the Bagac-Orion Line, when they capitulated to the Japanese army on 9 April 1942.

The division initially began marching from Pilar, Bataan on what would later be known as the infamous Bataan Death March all the way to San Fernando, Pampanga. They covered about 65 km under intense conditions of heat and brutality from the guards, it is probably that he was found death in a stop from this march, from the conditions.

 

David was pronounced death on 18 July 1945, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

David also has a Memorial Grave at, Riverside National Cemetery,

Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/K8V2-LDN

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/

Banks, William Penuel

Rank and Name, Sergeant First Class William Penuel Banks.

Unit/Placed in, 2nd Replacement Company, 2nd Infantry Division “Indian Head”.

 

William is born approx. on 10 March 1921 in Lyons, Georgia.

Father, John Stout Banks.

Mother, Kate Maude (Smith) Banks.

Sister(s), Mary Lou and Ollie Kate Banks.

Brother(s), John Stout and Perry H. Banks.

 

William enlisted the service in Augusta, Georgia on 13 March, 1946 with service number # 14215500.

 

William was wounded by the enemy in South Korea in the Battle of Inchon on September 15, 1950 and he returned to duty on October 14, 1950.

 

William was KIA in the Battle of the Soyang River (aka “May massacre”) on 18 May 1951, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Korean War Service Medal.

 

William is buried/mentioned at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery

English Eddy, Toombs County, Georgia, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://www.archives.gov/files/publications/ref-info-papers/rip103.pdf

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.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/

Banks Jr. , George William

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant George William Banks Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 739th Engineer Heavy Shop Company.

 

George is born approx. on 1925 in New York.

Father, George William Banks.

Mother, Katherine Marie (Caldwell) Banks.

Sister(s), Martha I. and Joanne Kathryn Banks.

 

George enlisted the service in New York with service number # 1119383.

 

George died no record on 18 Oct. 1946, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

 

Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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/

Badolato, Vincent Gerard

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Vincent Gerard Badolato.

Unit/Placed in, 7th Rescue Squadron.

 

Vincent is born approx. on 1 March 1925 in Italy.

Father, Domnick Badolato.

Mother, Vicoria Badolato.

Sister(s), Clara and Therese Badolato.

Parents, Sister Clara an Vincent were born in Italy, and immigrated the States at 1928.

 

Vincent enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 2084188.

 

Vincent‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a OA-10A were,

1st Lt.          Harris Kamis                    Pilot

2nd Lt.         Benjamin F Colson             Co Pilot

2nd Lt.         Vincent G Badolato            Navigator

Sgt.              Stanley R Kelley                Radio Operator

Cpl.              Bedford K Metzger Jr        Asst. Engineer

Pfc.              Riego C Miguel                  Engineer

1st.               Sgt Joseph G Ritchie          Passengers

Pfc.              Richard K Albert               Passengers

Vincent died during a Training Flight by reason Unknown (Post War) on 8 Aug, 1946, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.cbi-history.com/part_iv_med.html#16

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe on Facebook.

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/

Barchurski, Leon

Rank and Name, Private First Class Leon Bachurski.

Unit/Placed in, Headquarters Squadron, Fifth Air Force.

 

Leon is born approx. on 26 June 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Father, Joseph Barchurska.

Mother, Helena (Turek) Barchurska.

Sister(s), Julia Bachurski.

Brother(s), Joseph J. and Frank Bachurski.

 

Leon enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 13191478.

 

Leon‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-17  were,

Colonel         Harney Estes Jr.                Pilot

Colonel         Dwight B. Schannep           Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Robert S. Dotson               Navigator

Pfc.              Hughes C. Gordon              Engineer

Pfc.              Leon Barchurski                Radio Operator

Captain        Henry F. Chatham             Passenger

Lt. Col.          John F. Foy                      Passenger

Major           Herbert F. Jones                Passenger

Colonel         Leland O. Krug                 Passenger

Major           Joe B. Michael                   Passenger

Captain        David C. Smeltzer              Passenger

Leon was KIA after refueling at Naha they never arrived on the destination and never heard off on 25 July 1945, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

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

Website,

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

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

Queen, James Curley

Name and Rank, Captain James Curley Queen.

Unit/Placed in, 13th Airdrome Squadron, United States Air Force.

 

James was born approx. on 1922 in Maryland.

Father, Oscar C. Queen.

Mother, Helen Queen.

Sister, Mary Queen.

Brother, Henry Queen.

 

James entered  the service from Maryland with service number # 0-705422.

 

James C. Queen was a Pilot in the 13th Airdrome Squadron.

 

James crewmembers and their positions onboard the C-47 were,

Cap.             James C. Queen                Pilot

1st Lt.          George Eisenhaur              Co Pilot

1st Lt.          Richard G. Davis                Navigator

Sgt.              Earl C. Glass                     Engineer

Sgt.              Stanley Brudney               Radio Operator

Pfc.              George A. Knell                 Passenger

2nd Lt.         Dwight K. Gilbert              Passenger

WOJG.          Alfred J. Dipietro              Passenger

Pfc.              Arthur Brown                   Passenger

Sgt.              Joseph Brown                   Passenger

T4.              Fred Bows                        Passenger

T5.              Robert L. Goins                 Passenger

S/Sgt.          Vivian L. Harris                Passenger

T5.              Emanuel M. Jackson          Passenger

T5.              Jessie L. Glover                  Passenger

T5.              Carnell Boyd                    Passenger

Pfc.              John T. Eatmon                Passenger

Pfc.              Johnathon Culbertson        Passenger

Pfc.              Clarence W. Brown            Passenger

Sgt.              Earnest Flowers                Passenger

Cpl.              Harry Edmonds                Passenger

Pfc.              L. C. Hollins                      Passenger

Pfc.              William Jenkins Jr.            Passenger

Pfc.              Robert Hillmaq Jr.             Passenger

 

James died postwar on an administrative run to Iwo Jima because of bad visibility/Weather they crashed in the sea, on Nov. 16, 1946, he is honored with an Air Medal and Commendation Ribbon (Medal).

 

James is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to

http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/c-46/44-78961.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/

Ramey, Roland Wheeler

Name and Rank, Second Lieutenant Roland Wheeler Ramey.

Unit/Placed in, 21th Fighter Squadron, 413th Fighter Group.

 

Roland was born approx. on Nov. 11 1921 in Calumet, Michigan.

Father, Rufus S. Ramey.

Mother, Francs M. (Meriwether) Ramey.

Sister, Miriam C. Ramey.

Brother, Stanley M. Ramey.

 

Roland entered  the service from Tennessee with service number # 0-027646.

 

Roland W. Ramey was a Pilot in the 21th Fighter Squadron.

 

Roland was Killed when true (probably) a malfunction his plane crashed in the sea (Naha), on Aug.26, 1946. Good Conduct Medal.

 

 

Roland is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to http://413thfightergroup.com/

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/

Agan, Robert Lincoln

Name and Rank, Second Lieutenant Robert Lincoln Agan.

Unit/placed in, 1211th Army Air Force Base Unit.

 

Robert was born in 1918 in Broome County, New York.

Father, Frederick Agan.

Mother, Clara Agan.

Sisters, Ruth and Betty Agan.

Brother, Miles Agan.

 

Robert entered  the service from New York with service number # O-689729.

 

Robert L. Agan rank/duty was a Second Lieutenant in the 1211th Army Air Force Base Unit.

 

Robert L. Agan died (non battle) when his plane crashed on Masira Island, Oman, on April 15, 1945, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Robert is mentioned/buried at North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia.

Robert also has a Memorial Grave at, Fayetteville Cemetery,

Fayetteville, Onondaga County, New York, USA.

 

Thanks to http://www.cbi-theater.com/menu/cbi_home.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

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

 

Crash Code, CREF (Crashed due to Engine Failure)

450415 AGAN, ROBERT L C-46A 42-60958 MASIRA ISLAND, OMAN

 

Robinson, Ross Forest

Name and Rank, Lieutenant Ross Forest Robinson.

Unit/Placid in, Fighter Squadron 2 (VF-2), United States Navy.

 

Ross was born approx. on Sep. 2, 1922 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

 

Father, Wald R. Robinson.

Mother, Ethel A. Robinson.

Sisters, Laverne M. and Patricia J. Robinson.

Brothers, Robert J. and Donald J. Robinson.

 

Ross entered  the service from Minnesota with service number # no record.

 

Ross F. Robinson was a Lieutenant (Pilot of a  in the Grumman F6F Hellcat) .

 

Ross F. Robinson died during a flight show at NAS Jacksonville, flying a Grumman F6F Bearcat when his wingtip broke off, on Sep. 29, 1946, he is honored with an Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, 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.

 

It was with one of the First Blue Angels Navy Flight Demostration Squadron.

 

Ross is buried at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA.

 

Thanks to

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

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