Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Second Class Hyman Atun.
Unit/Placed in, Torpedo Squadron 51 (VT-51), United States Naval Reserve.
Hyman is born approx. on 1920 in New York.
Father, Leon Atun.
Mother, Rachael Atun.
Parents born in Greece.
Sister(s), Sophie, Bella and Esther Atun.
Brother(s), Morris and Abe Atun.
Spouse, Frances Atun.
Hyman enlisted the service in New York with service number # 7064473.
Hyman‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a TBM were,
Ltjg. Francis M. Waters Pilot
Arm2. Hyman Atum Radio Operator/Gunner
Aom2. Paul Bensman Gunner
Hyman was KIA While Diving on the Target the Plane Malfunctioned and crashed on 15 Sep. 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.
Hyman 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