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Ambule, Kenneth Richard

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

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]

Patrol Bombing Squadron 146 (VPB-146)
Lockheed Ventura
Wama Airfield, Morotai
Casualty List
Kenneth Richard Ambule
His rank Ensign