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Bachman, Vernon Louis

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Vernon Louis Bachman.

Unit/Placed in, 403rd Bomber Squadron, 43rd Bomber Group, Heavy.


Vernon is born approx. on 1924 in Cottonwood, Minnesota.

Father, Louis Bachman.

Mother, Myrtle E. (Tyler) Bachman.


Vernon enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 37667074.


Vernon‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

1st Lt.           Richard W. Kaiss               Pilot

2nd Lt.          Robert B. Williams             Co Pilot

FO               John C. Dillon Jr.              Navigator

2nd Lt.          Joseph R. Limoncello          Bombardier

T Sgt.           Kenneth E. Gamage           Engineer

S Sgt.           Richard H. Ungemag          Asst. Engineer

T Sgt.           Manuel Madrigal               Radio Operator

S Sgt.           John J. Rounds                 Gunner

S Sgt.           Harry E. Tressel                Gunner

S Sgt.           Vernon L. Bachman           Gunner

S Sgt.           John J. Hess                     Passenger

Vernon was KIA during the mission when they crashed in the mountain, due to several occasions way the plane wasn’t manageable anymore on 7 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.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://www.kensmen.com/


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


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

403rd Bomber Squadron
43rd Bomber Group
Tacloban Airfield (today Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport)
Location Crashsite
Bomber Group Squadrons
His rank Staff Sergeant