Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Fredrick John Bacon Jr.
Unit/Placed in, Marine Dive Bomber Squadron 333 (VSMB-333), United States Marine Corps.
Fredrick is born approx. on 14 Nov. 1923 in Lyme, New York.
Father, Fredrick J. Bacon Sr.
Mother, Grace M. (Wallace) Bacon.
Sister(s), Lilian M. Bacon.
Brother(s), Robert L. Bacon.
Spouse, Helen M. (Jarett) Bacon.
Fredrick enlisted the service in New York with service number # 428895.
Fredrick‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a Grumman SBD were,
1st Lt. Ralph D. Fitzgerarld Pilot
SSgt. Fredrick J. Bacon Radio Operator/Gunner
Fredrick died in a training flight (accidental) they crashed in the Ocean near Midway on 1 Aug. 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Fredrick is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
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/