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AuCoin, Joseph Edgar

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Joseph Edgar Aucoin.

Unit/Placed in, 81st Bomber Squadron, 12th Bomber Group, Medium.


Joseph is born approx. on 18 Nov. 1914 in Bangor, Maine.

Father, Placide AuCoin.

Mother, Caroline M. (Martin) AuCoin.

Sister(s), Mary H. and Gertrude A. AuCoin.


Joseph enlisted the service in Maine with service number # 0-562434.


Joseph‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,

1st Lt.           John T. Roberts                Pilot

2nd Lt.          Joseph E. AuCoin              Bombardier

TSgt.            John H. Rosenstreter         Radio Operator/Gunner

SSgt.            William F. Zuchoski            Engineer/Gunner

Sgt.              Charles J. Kenny Jr.           Armor Gunner


Joseph was KIA when they made a Course change and came in very bad weather that made them crash in Myanmar on 16 April 1944,  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.


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

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Mount Pleasant Catholic Cemetery,

Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA.


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

81st Bomber Squadron
12th Bomber Group
Airfield Tezgoan, India
Joseph Edgar AuCoin
His rank Second Lieutenant