Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Joseph J. Auld.
Unit/Placed in, 4th Squadron, 62nd Troop Carrier Group (normally he served with 82nd Bomber Squadron, 12th Bomber Group, Medium.
Joseph is born approx. on 22 Sep. 1918 in New York.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Spouse, Evelyn Auld.
Joseph enlisted the service in New York with service number # O-797949.
Joseph‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,
Capt. Joseph M. Obinski Pilot
1st Lt. Joseph J. Auld Co Pilot
1st Lt. Robert M. Anderson Navigator
T/Sgt. Clarence E. Frantz Radio Operator
Pvt. Robert L. Crane Drop Crew
Pvt. Richard M. Dawson Drop Crew
Pvt. Fred V. Fagan Drop Crew
Joseph was KIA on a Supply Drop to the Forces at Myitkyina, Burma and crashed at Myanmar (Burma) on 23 May 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Joseph was first buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
His remains are discovered and his final resting place now is at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.
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.
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
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
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.