Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Edwin Doris Archibald.
Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron 137 (VPB-137), United States Navy .
Edwin is born approx. on 1918 in Illinois.
Father, Harry W. Archibald.
Mother, Golda M. (Robinson) Archibald.
Sister(s), Pearl E. Ruby I. Winnie I. and Edna D. Archibald.
Brother(s), Kenneth A. and George H. Archibald.
Edwin enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 3372753.
Edwin ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PV-1 were,
Lt. Lloyd E. Parker Pilot
Ens. Garret E. Vaughn Co Pilot
Amm1. Edwin D. Archibald Radio Operator
Arm3. Biaggio J. Alesi Nose Gunner
S2. Robert W. Furnas Turret Gunner
Aom3. Ralph Vanglahn Jr. Tail Gunner
Edwin was KIA on a reconnaissance flight they were hit by Anti-Aircraft on Sep. 9, 1943, 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.
Edwin is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
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