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Austin, Linus Jason

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Linus Jason Austin.

Unit/Placed in, 373rd Bomber Squadron, 308th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Linus is born approx. on June, 1919 in Emporia, Kansas.

Father, Jason R. Austin.

Mother, Sabra E. (Whitley) Austin.

Sister(s), Catherine Austin.

Brother(s), Whitley Austin.


Linus enlisted the service in Kansas with service number # O-669947.


Linus Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

1st Lt.           Donald G. Richardson        Pilot

1st Lt.           Frank L. Munson               Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Linus J. Austin                  Bombardier

1st Lt.           James P. Gilbert                Navigator

TSgt.            Harold W. Case                 Engineer

TSgt.            Cecil L. Olson                    Radio Operator

SSgt.            Arthur Regal                    Asst. Radio Operator

Corp.            Jordan L. Daley                Asst. Engineer

SSgt.            Clifford T. Hamilton           Gunner

Corp.            Walter S Polchopak            Gunner

Linus was KIA on a Combat Mission to Yangkin, China to Sweep Japanese vessels they were shot by Anti-Aircraft on 20 May, 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Linus is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to,

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

373rd Bomber Squadron
308th Bomber Group
Hefei-Luogang Airfield
Linus Jason Austin
His rank First Lieutenant
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