Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate First Class Carl Paul Bach.
Unit/Placed in, Patrol Bombing Squadron 27 (VPB-27) United States Naval Reserve.
Carl is born approx. on 15 July 1918 in Pittsburgh, Pensylvania.
Father, Paul P. Bach.
Mother, Julia Bach.
Parents born in Germany.
Sister(s), Alice C. Bach.
Brother(s), Robert Bach.
Carl enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6529200.
Carl‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PBM-4 were,
Lt. Otho L. Edwards Pilot
LtJg. James L. Bistodeau Co Pilot
Ens. William M. Holligan
Ammf1. Carl P. Bach
Aom3. George P. Neary
Carl was KIA (no record) during night attacks on ships in Formosa on 7 Aug. 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal, Distinguished Flying 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.
Carl 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