Rank and Name, Gunners Mate Third Class Douglas M. Bacon.
Unit/Placed in, Torpedo Squadron 28 (VT-28), United States Naval Reserve.
Douglas is born approx. on 28 March 1925 in Cedarview, Utah.
Father, Chancy C. Bacon.
Mother, Etta E. (Pierce) Bacon.
Sister(s), Edna, Verda, Pearl, Eva L. and Etta V. Bacon.
Brother(s), William R. Russell C. Edward, Bert R. Ora M. and Melvin J. Bacon.
Douglas enlisted the service in Utah with service number # 5542231.
Douglas‘s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a TBM-1c were,
Ensign Richard R. Richardson Pilot
Arm1. Edward F. Buchel Radio Operator
Gm3. Douglas M. Bacon Gunner
Douglas was KIA on the mission to attack/damage the Pagan Airfields, Mariana Islands, they were hit by Anti-Aircraft Crashed at Sea and exploded on 5 July 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Douglas is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has Memorial Graves at Cedarview Cemetery, Cedarview, Duchesne County, Utah, USA.
And Memory Grove Memorial, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA.
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
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/