Rank and Name, Ensign Kenneth Richard Ambule.
Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron 146 (VPB-146), United States Naval Reserve.
Kenneth is born approx. on May 16, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois.
Father, Dirk Ambuul.
Mother, Myrtle (Kroker) Ambuul.
Kenneth enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 0-305900.
Kenneth‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PV-1 were,
Ensign Kenneth R. Ambule Pilot
Ensign Robert A. Delop
Ltjg. William B. Taylor
Arm1c George V. Robinson
Amm3c John R. Kendall
Aom3c Earl A. Leyten
Amm2c Francis R. Harris
Kenneth was KIA over Borneo and the plane crashed(presumed) on Oct. 20, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Kenneth is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://navalaviationfoundation.org/donor-kiosk/squadron-flight-log-entry-kiosk/?id=15
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
MISHAPs: 20 OCT 44 A/C: PV-1 Location: Between Morotai and Molucca Island Strike: YES BUNO: 34799 Cause: Missing in action over Borneo and persumed crashed and crew MIA. Crew: Pilot ENS Kenneth R Ambule, ARM1c George V Robinson, LT(jg) William B Taylor, ENS Robert A Delop, AMM3c John R Kendall, AOM3c Earl A Leyten and AMM2c Francis R Harris. [07OCT2009]