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Andrews, John Edward

Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Second Class John Edward Andrews.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron 146 (VPB-146).


John is born approx. on 1924 in Michigan.

Mother, Leila Andrews.

Sister(s), Claudia Andrews .

Brother(s), William and Robert Andrews.


John enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 6226411.


John ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a Lockheed Ventura were,

LtJg.            William J. Decker              Pilot

LtJg.            Theodore J. Thornburg       Co Pilot

Amm1c.        Hazel Porter

Amm1c.        Elmer J. Carcia

Aom1c.         Robert G. Brockma

Arm2c.         John E. Andrews


John died when his plane did not return from the sector search on Oct, 29, 1945, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential 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.

is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts 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


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Patrol Bombing Squadron 146 (VPB-146)
PV-1 Lockheed Ventura
His rank Aviation Radioman Second Class