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Atkins Jr. , Aubrey Lee

Rank and Name, Sergeant Aubrey Lee Atkins Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 405th Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group, Medium.


Aubrey is born approx. on 17 May 1920 in Athens, Louisiana.

Father, Aubrey L. Atkins.

Mother, Mary Atkins.

Sister(s), Jean, Mary L. Ann L. and Nell R. Atkins.


Aubrey enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 14053731.


Aubrey‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25  were,

1st Lt.          Wilson L. Pinkstaff             Pilot

1st Lt.          Charles L. Maggart            Co Pilot

2nd Lt.         William N. Stocking           Navigator

2nd Lt.         Frank Thompson               Bombardier

Sgt.              Aubrey L. Atkins Jr.          Radio Operator

Cpl.              Richard P. Grutza              Engineer

Pfc.              Antonio P. Calderon          Gunner

Aubrey was KIA on a Bombing Mission they failed to return, probably crashed at Kokoda Gap on, 5 December 1942, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.

His remains are discovered and his final resting place now is at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.

He also has a memorial Grave at Salem Cemetery, Athens, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, USA.



Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-25/41-12907.html

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

His remains were Recoverd
405th Bomber Squadron
38th Bomber Group
7 Mile Airdrome, near Port Morsbey
Nose Art Plane
His rank Sergeant
Aubrey Lee Atkins Jr.
The crew remains were Recoverd and Buried at Arlington