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Applebaum, Joseph

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

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

Buried on Sea
Marine Fighting Squadron 451 (VMF-451)
Vought F4U Cosair
USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) Carrier (Base)
USS Bunker Hill at fire after being hit by 2 Kamikaze planes
His rank Private First Class
Casualty List
Mitshubishi A6M Zero