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Atkinson Jr. , Maxwell Marion

Rank and Name, Sergeant Maxwell Marion Atkinson Jr.

Unit/Placed in, 398th Bomber Squadron, 504th Bomber Group, Very Heavy.


Maxwell is born approx. on 25 June 1922 in Lee, South Carolina.

Father, Maxwell M. Atkinson Sr.

Mother, Ethel L. (Turner) Atkinson.

Sister(s), Elizabeth J. Atkinson.


Maxwell enlisted the service in South Carolina with service number # 14157557.


Maxwell‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were,

2nd Lt.          David M. Knell                  Pilot

1st Lt.          Elmer H.Barlow                Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Kenneth Baughton             Bombardier

2nd Lt.          Horace J. Pankan              Navigator

2nd Lt.          Charles A. Barr                 Radar Operator

Sgt.              Maxwell M. Atkinson          Engineer

Corp.            Bernhard J. Muray            Radio Operator

Corp.            Leonard H. Rutshaw          Central Fire Control

Corp.            Robert P.L. Dutil               Gunner

Corp.            Everett E. Austerman        Gunner

Maxwell was KIA when it Exploded over the Target Area when it was  found by the Searchlights and shot by an Enemy plane with Rocket fire  on 15 April 1945, 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.

Maxwell is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Hebron Presbyterian Church Cemetery,

DuBose, Sumter County, South Carolina.


Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/504th_Bombardment_Group.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

398th Bomber Squadron
504th Bomber Group
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
North Field, Tinian
Maxwell Marion Atkison
His rank Sergeant