Name and Rank, Private Wilbur Eugene Ake.
Unit/placed in, 74th Bomber Squadron, 40th Bomber Group (Very Heavy).
Wilbur was born approx. on May 11, 1922 in Pennsylvania.
Father, Elmer C. Ake.
Mother, Marjorie Ake.
Sisters, Iva A. Helen M., Phyllis R. and Rose Ake.
Brothers, Harry J., Owen E. and Paul Ake.
Wilbur entered the service from Indiana with service number # 15060859.
Wilbur E. Ake rank/duty was a Private in the 74th Bomber Squadron.
Wilbur’s crewmembers and their position onboard the plane a B-17 were;
Wilbur E. Ake died in no record, on July 12, 1942, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.
Wilbur is mentioned/buried at World War II West Coast Memorial, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA.
Tablets of the Missing.
He has a Memorial grave at Zion Friedheim Lutheran Church Cemetery, Preble, Adams County, Indiana, USA.
Thanks to http://www.historynet.com/world-war-ii-40th-bomb-group.htm
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com