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Bacon Jr. , James Arthur

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.


Thanks to, https://pacificwrecks.com/units/usaaf/38bg/index.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/

The story about,


822Th Bomber Squadron "Black Panthers"
38th Bomber Group
James Arthur Bacon Jr.
His rank Technical Sergeant
North American B-25 Mitchell
Wama Airfield Morotai