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Forrest, Emory Austin

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

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

 

 

 

 

 

881st Bomber Squadron
881st Bomber Squadron
500th Bomber Group
500th Bombers Group
B-29
B-29
Isley Field, Saipan
Isley Field, Saipan
Japanese Ki-61Tony
Emory A. Forrest backrow 2e left
His rank Corporal
His rank Corporal

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