Rank and Name, Lieutenant Thomas Augustus Bacchus.
Unit/Placed in, Fighter Squadron 3 (VF-3), United States Naval Reserve.
Thomas is born approx. on 1920 in Washington.
Father, Augustus T. Bacchus.
Mother, A. T. Bacchus.
Sister(s), Carolyn C. Bacchus.
Brother(s), Donald W. Sidney J and Victor H. Baccus.
Thomas enlisted the service in Washington with service number # 0-112305.
Thomas was KIA on the mission to attack the airfields near Manila probably shot by AA on 19 Nov. 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, 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.
Thomas 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
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com