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Backman, Everett Raymond

Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Everett Raymond Backman.

Unit/Placed in, Observation Squadron USS Indiana, United States Navy.


Everett is born approx. on 26 Dec. 1919 in Middlesex, Massachusetts.

Father, Roswell C. Backman.

Mother, Elizabeth (Totten) Backman.

Spouse, June L. (Stanley) Backman.

Son, David S. Backman.


Everett enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 0-278009.


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

LtJg.            Everett R. Backman           Pilot

Arm3.          Robert B. Watson              Radio Operator/Gunner

Everett died because there was no radio contact with them, and they not returned to base on 7 Aug. 1945, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Everett is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, https://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs/i/indiana-ii–bb-58-.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

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

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Navy Observation Squadron 8
OBS onboard
Plane on the Katapult
Everett Raymond Backman
His rank Lieutenant Junior Grade
Location Planes (Red Dot)
USS Indiana (BB-58)