Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant August J. Bachor.
Unit/Placed in, Headquarters Squadron, V Air Service Command.
August is born approx. on 1917 in New York.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
August enlisted the service in New York with service number # 32225289.
August‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-17 were,
Lt. Col. Walter P. Piehl Pilot
Captain Alan C. Attebery Co Pilot
TSgt. Edgar W. Elseman Crew Captain
SSgt. Cortez A. Beal Engineer
SSgt. Henry Y. Willis Radio Operator
Major Robert H. Barnes Passenger
Major V. De F. Henriques Passenger
Captain Russell G. Helmer Passenger
Captain Fred J. Lewis Passenger
Captain Paul V. Mc Knight Passenger
Captain Wendell J. Root Passenger
1st Lt. Winton D. Witmer Passenger
2nd Lt. John C. Campbell Passenger
2nd Lt. Roland J. Hickey Passenger
WOJG. Dawnson J. Hutchinson Passenger
SSgt. August J. Bachor Passenger
Sgt. William R. Ray Passenger
Corporal Noel L. Lowe Passenger
Pfc. Clyde H. Hopkins Passenger
August died because the plane never arrived on Tadji Airfield, they think the disappearance was unknown, but reported to be either enemy anti-aircraft fire or navigational circumstance on 8 Aug. 1944, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
August 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