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Askine Jr. Vernon R.

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Vernon R. Askine Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 424th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Vernon is born approx. on 1920 in Nebraska.

Father, Vernon R. Askine Sr.


Vernon enlisted the service in California with service number # O-735732.


Vernon ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

1st Lt.          Greig S. Ward                  Pilot

2nd Lt.         Vernon R. Askine Jr.         Co Pilot

2nd Lt.         Martin Zimmer               Navigator

2nd Lt.         William D. Carew             Bombardier

T/Sgt.          James E. Bomcher            Engineer

T/Sgt.          Frank S. Tokarsewski         Radio Operator

S/Sgt.          Edward A. Kindsvater       Asst. Radio Operator/Gunner

S/Sgt.          William M. Griffith            Asst. Engineer/Gunner

S/Sgt.          Kenneth W. Casey             Aerial Gunner

S/Sgt.          Donald K. Mueller             Tail Gunner


Vernon was KIA when they believed on the way back to be attacked by a enemy plane crashed in sea and got on fire on 20 July 1943, he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Vernon is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://www.307bg.net/

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

824th Bomber Squadron
307th Bomber Group
Carney Airfield, Guadacanal
His rank First Lieutenant