Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Second Class Zeb Elwood Banks.
Unit/Placed in, Bombing Squadron 89 (VB-89), United States Navy.
Zeb is born approx. on 16 Sep. 1922 in Arapahoe, North Carolina.
Father, Willie Bryan Banks.
Mother, Rosa (Willis) Banks.
Sister(s), Lela and Evelyn Randolph Banks.
Brother(s), Harold Lee Banks.
Zeb enlisted the service in North Carolina with service number # 6572185.
Zeb‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a SB2C were,
Ltjg. D. A. Raymond Pilot
Arm2. Zeb E. Banks Radio Operator/Gunner
Zeb died when they collided with a other plane, got in a spin and crashed in California on 8 June, 1945, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Zeb is buried/mentioned at World War II West Coast Memorial
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA.
Zeb also has a Memorial Grave at Lewis Memorial Park
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.fold3.com/
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.
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/