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Anson, John Horace

Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Second Class John Horace Anson.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron 124 (VBP -124), United States Naval Reserve.


John is born approx. on no record.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


John enlisted the service in California with service number # 5654500.


John was KIA to the mission when his plane was attacked by Japanese Fighters on July 24, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, 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.


Thanks to,

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 124 (VPB-124)
Consolidated PB4Y2 Privateer
Airfield NAS Kanohe Bay
His rank Aviation Machinist's Mate Second Class