Rank and Name, Corporal Emory Austin Forrest.
Unit/Placed in, 881st Bomber Squadron, 500th Bomber Group (Very Heavy).
Emory is born approx. on July 31, 1925 in Arrowsmith, Illinois.
Father, Donald I. Forrest.
Mother, Relta V. Forrest.
Brother(s), Donald I. Russell L. Harold G. and Kenneth H. Forrest.
Emory enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 36698788.
Emory‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were,
Capt. Linden O. Bricker Pl.Com
2nd Lt. Kenneth R. Chidester Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Jay L. Meikle Navigator
2nd Lt. Jack O. Mueller Bombardier
2nd Lt. Clifford B. Smith Engineer
Sgt. Edmund G. Smith Radio Operator
Cpl. John O. Estes CFC
Cpl. William F. Frank Left Gunner
Cpl. Emory M. Forrest Right Gunner
Sgt. Richard J. Grinstead Radar Operator
Cpl. Stephen J. Darienzo Tail Gunner
Emory was KIA when they have to ditch the plane because of fuel problems on Dec. 18, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Emory Is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Dawson Cemetery, Ellsworth, McLean County, Illinois, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.500thbombgroupb29.org/
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com