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
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