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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com