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Auman, Earl Junior

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Earl Junior Auman.

Unit/Placed in, Marine Fighting Squadron 452 (VMF-452), United States Marine Corps.


Earl was onboard the USS Franklin (CV-13) when it was Bombed by a Japanese Airplane and not flying against targets on Iwo-Jima.


Earl is born approx. on 1922 in Ohio.

Father, Benjamin F. Auman.

Mother, Lily (Buelman) Auman.

Sister(s), Elizabeth M. and Eugenia Auman.

Brother(s), Harry, Clifford E. John W. and Clarence Auman.


Earl enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 368269.


Earl was KIA when the USS Franklin was bombed by a Japanese Air Plane on March 19, 1945, 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.


Earl is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, https://ussfranklin.org/killed-in-action/vmf-452-kia/


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

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

Buried on Sea
Marine Fighting Squadron 452 (VMF-452 Skyraiders)
Squadron Pilots VMF-452
USS Franklin (CV-13) Carrier (Base)
Japanese Yokosuka DY4
Burning USS Franklin CV 13 after Attack off Japanese Coast 19 March 1945
USS Franklin heavenly damaged
His rank Staff Sergeant