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Ayres, Edward Walton

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Edward Walton Ayres.

Unit/Placed in, Marine Scout Bomber Squadron 141 (VMSB-141), United States Marine Corps.


Edward is born approx. on 29 July 1919 in Newark, New Jersey.

Father, Harry A. Ayres.

Spouse, Jo B. Ayres.


Edward enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 0-010175.


Edward‘s Crew-member and his position on-board the plane a SBD-3 were,

2nd Lt.          Edward W. Ayres     Pilot

Pfc.              Sven E. R. Nelson     Radio man/Gunner

Edward was KIA on the return flight to Guadalcanal, When he got shot over Savo Island by a Japanese Zero on 2 Oct. 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Edward 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

Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 141 (VMSB-141)
Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless
Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
Mitsubishi A6M Zero
Edward Walton Ayres
Hid rank Second Lieutenant
Navy and Marine Aviatror Badge