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Aubel, Richard Glen

Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Richard Glen Aubel.

Unit/Placed in, Bombing Squadron 11 (VB-11), United States Naval Reserve.


Richard is born approx. on 21 Jan. 1923 in Ohio.

Father, Ora R. Aubel.

Mother, Essie G. (McVay) Aubel.

Sister(s), Marilynn Aubel.


Richard enlisted the service in California with service number # 0-283189.


Richard‘s Crew-member and his position on-board the plane a SB2C-4 were,

Ltjg.    Richard G. Aubel      Pilot

Arm2 Marion R. Young      Radio Operator/Gunner


Richard died went on the Philippine Campaign came in Bad Weather his plane went in a spin and crashed on 7 Jan. 1945, he is honored with a Distinguished Flying Cross, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

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

Bombing Squadron 11 (VP-11)
Curtiss SB2C-4E_Helldiver
USS Hornet (CV-8) Carrier (Base)
Distinghuised Flying Cross
Richard Glen Aubel
His rank Lieutenant Junior Grade