Rank and Name, Photographer’s Mate Second Class Jason Lee Austin Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Cabot (CVL-28) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
He was a Flight member of Fighting Squadron 29 (VF-29), but waiting on a Mission was killed aboard the Ship during a Kamikaze Attack.
Jason is born approx. on 19 May 1922 in Los Angeles, California.
Father, Jason L. Austin Sr.
Mother, Viola J. (Anlauf) Austin.
Brother(s), Eugene L. Le Roy and Herbert W. Austin.
Jason enlisted the service in California with service number # 6336538.
Jason was KIA during the Explosion from the Kamikaze Attacked on 25 Nov. 1944, 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.
Jason is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://navy.memorieshop.com/Cabot/index.html
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