Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant James Arthur Bacon.
Unit/Placed in, 822nd Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group, Medium.
Very good heroic story about the Bombing Attack wat is called
“The Battle of Leyte Gulf”
James is born approx. on 20 April 1924 in Tennessee.
Father, James A. Bacon.
Mother, Emma K. (Newman) Bacon.
Brother(s), Roy B. Bacon.
James enlisted the service in Tennessee with service number # 34724654.
James was KIA during the attaked on the Japanese Convoy on 10 Nov. 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
James is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Chattanooga National Cemetery,
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA.
And a Memorial Grave at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Kingston, Roane County, Tennessee, 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/
The story about,