Rank and Name, Sergeant Owen A. Ayotte.
Unit/Placed in, 2nd Combat Cargo Squadron, United States Army Air Forces.
Owen is born approx. on 1920 in Bay City, Michigan.
Father, George Ayotte.
Mother, Stella Ayotte.
Sister(s), Mary J. and K. S. Ayotte.
Brother(s), Kenneth and George Ayotte.
Owen enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 36866002.
Owen‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-47 were,
2nd Lt. Clyde D. Johnston Jr. Pilot
F/O. Douglas E. Boyd Co Pilot
S/Sgt. Robert J. Geers Radio Operator
Sgt. Owen A. Ayotte Engineer
Sgt. Edward W. Knight Asst. Radio Operator
Owen was KIA when the left China to Burma (no Cargo) an explosion occurred in the Left engine and the order came to bail out on 16 July 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Owen is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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