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Bachor, August J.

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.


Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-17/41-2464.html

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

Headquarters Squadron, V Air Service Command
Nadzab Airfield 1, New Guinea
His rank Staff Sergeant