Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Third Class Richard Lyle Amburn.
Unit/Placed in, Navy Patrol Squadron 74 (VP-74), United States Navy.
Richard is born approx. on 1923 in West Virginia.
Father, Charles W. Amburn.
Mother, Mary V. Amburn.
Sister(s), Emily J. Amburn.
Richard enlisted the service in West Virginia with service number # 2583196.
Richard ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PBM-1 were,
Ensign John H. Cusman Pilot
Ensign Wilson B. Trappp Co Pilot
Ensign Alton W. Davis
Mach. Anthony Javonovich
Amm1. Harvey Peterson
Em1. Edward W. Leidy
Amm2. George W. Eddy
Arm2. David G. Stone
Arm3. Hugh H. Brantham
Aom3. Thomas E. McMillan
Amm3. William F. Marchall
Amm3. Richard L. Amburn
Amm3. Walter L. Kuhlman
Richard was KIA on a search Mission (probably bad weather) on 3 June, 1942, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.
Richard is buried/mentioned at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.
(A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere)
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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com