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Bacon, Joel Edward

Rank and Name, Ensign Joel Edward Bacon.

Unit/Placed in, Fighting Squadron 22 (VF-22), united States Naval Reserve.


Joel is born approx. on 1922 in Georgia.

Father, Joel F. Bacon.

Mother, Ruby B. (Jackson) Bacon.

Sister(s), Mamie, Cleo and Annie R. Bacon.


Joel enlisted the service in South Carolina with service number # 0-354680.


Joel was KIA when the plane was hit by AA over Santa Cruz,  Luzon crashed in Sea, got in life raft, but they found the life raft empty on 5 Nov. 1944, he is honored with a Distinguished Flying Cross, 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.


Joel is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://books.google.nl/books?id=vFtIAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA108&lpg=PA108&dq=buno+70625&source=bl&ots=LyqctNaMp6&sig=ACfU3U1-zH2jQK10INBh8eDpDYOWAVM69A&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjUve7nhZ7wAhVGmqQKHfrRCjIQ6AEwBnoECBEQAw#v=onepage&q=buno%2070625&f=false


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/



11/5/1944 F6F-5 58512 VF-22 USS COWPENS (CVL-25) LUZON PHIL ENS J.E. BACON M


Fighting Squadron 22 (VF-22)
Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat
Embarked from the USS Cowpens (CVL-25) Carrier
His rank Ensign
USS Cowpens in the Typhoon Cobra
Plane Accident on the Fligtdeck