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Austin, Arthur James

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

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

Marine Fighting Squadron 222 (VMF-222)
Pilots from VMF-222
Arthur James Austin
His rank First Lieutenant