Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Arthur James Austin.
Unit/Placed in, Marine Fighting Squadron 222 (VMF-222 “Flying Deuces”).
Arthur is born approx. on 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Arthur enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 0-032256.
Arthur was KIA when he was over the Target, he was shot by AA Fire on 21 June 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with 3 gold stars, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Good Conduct Medal, Marine Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Arthur is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://acepilots.com/usmc_sqns.html#VMF-222
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