Rank and Name, Captain John C. Alsup Jr.
Unit/Placed in, 387th Bomber Squadron, 312th Bomber Group (Light).
John is born approx. on Jan. 27, 1921 in Browns Creek, Texas.
Father, John G. Alsup.
Mother, Atta l. (Overton) Alsup.
Sister(s), Irma J. Sara O. and Mary Ann Alsup.
John enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 0-665156.
John ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-40 were,
Capt. John C. Alsup Jr. Pilot
Cpl. William K. Rush Gunner
John was KIA during a low level attack by A-20s on Clark Field near Manila. His plane was hit in the bomb bay, it nosed up, burst into flames and then crashed on Jan. 14, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Silver Star Medal, United States Aviator Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
John Is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com