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Bachman, Justus Weaver

Rank and Name, First Lieutenant Justus Weaver Bachman.

Unit/Placed in, 823th Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group, Medium “Sunsetters”.

 

Justus is born approx. on 31 Aug. 1914 in Throckmorton, Texas.

Father, Hiram A. Bachman.

Mother, Kate (McCabe) Bachman.

Sister(s), Betty A. Bachman.

Brother(s), Hiram G. Bachman.

Spouse, Maurine (Jons) Bachman.

 

Justus enlisted the service in Texas with service number # O-671252.

 

Justus‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,

1st Lt.          Donald T. Renshaw            Pilot

2nd Lt.          Jesus P. Badia                  Co Pilot

1st Lt.           Justus W. Bachman           Navigator

SSgt.            Charles D. Plageman          Radio Operator/Gunner

TSgt.            Norman L. Nelson             Crew Chief

1st Lt.           Calhoun L. Narten             Passenger

Sgt.              William D’Elia                   Passenger

Captain        James F. Coleman              Passenger

1st Lt.           John L. Youngblood            Passenger

1st Lt.           Jack E. Thomas                 Passenger

SSgt.            W. H. Chestien                  Passenger

Justus died no record, the plane never arrived at his Destination  on 28 Jan. 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

Justus also has a Memorial Grave at Throckmorton Cemetery, Throckmorton, Throckmorton County, Texas, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://www.sunsetters38bg.com/index.php/articles/official-history

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L2QX-NB7

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

823rd Bomber Squadron
38th Bomber Group
North American B-25 Mitchell
Garbutt Field, Townsville (Aus)
Pilots 38th Bomber Group
38th Bomber Group Squadrons
His rank First Lieutenant