Rank and Name, Private First Class Joseph Applebaum.
Unit/Placed in, Marine Fighting Squadron 451 (VMF-451).
Joseph is born approx. on no record.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Spouse, Geraldine Applebaum.
Joseph enlisted the service in California with service number # 824735.
Joseph was KIA when the USS Bunker Hill was attacked and hit by 2 kamikaze planes who gave tremendous fire’s and damage on May 11, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Marine Corps Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Joseph is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, They also made a video about them https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1351102/
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