Rank and Name, Ensign James Lawrence Atteberry Jr.
Unit/Placed in, Patrol Squadron 11 (VP-11), United States Naval Reserve.
James is born approx. on 24 July 1919 in Hardin County, Kentucky.
Father, John L. Atteberry.
Mother, Ernestine (Funk) Atteberry.
Sister(s), Matilda Ateberry.
Spouse, Rose (Bacon) Atteberry.
James enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 0-299021.
James‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a PBY-5 were,
Lt. Thomas H. Ragsdale Pilot
Lt. Harold A. Flood Co Pilot
Ltjg. James C. Barrett
Ensign James L. Atteberry Jr.
Aom2. Wesley E. Battles
Aom1. Albert T. King Jr.
Amm2. Junior S. Klein
Arm1. John C. Lawson Jr.
Amm1. Herbert J. Mahler
Arm3. Abner C. Reed Jr.
James died in a routine search mission at Halmahera, Indonesia when the plane was missing on 13 Aug. 1944, 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.
James is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls 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