Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Charles C. Ambrose.
Unit/Placed in, 554th Bomber Squadron, 386th Bomber Group (Medium).
James is born approx. on 1923 in illinois.
Father, James B. Ambrose.
Mother, Margaret E. Ambrose.
Sister(s), Phyllis C. Ambrose.
James enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # O-713989.
James ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-26 were,
Major Edward E. Turner Pilot
2nd Lt. Avril R. Woolsey Co Pilot
2nd Lt. James C. Ambrose Bombardier/Navigator
S/Sgt. Donald L. Schoffstall Flight Engineer
Sgt. George G. Vogiazis Radio Operator
Pvt. John J. Rudy Gunner
James was KIA in an airplane crash while attempting to land on return from combat operational mission on Sep. 16, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
James is buried/mentioned at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Hudson Cemetery, Hudson, McLean County, Illinois, USA.
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