Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Benjamin Harrison Gourley Jr.
Unit/Placed in, 343rd Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group.
Benjamin is born approx. on 17 Jan. 1922 in Pennsylvania.
Father, Benjamin Gourley.
Mother, Iola Gourley.
Brother(s), Imogene Gourley.
Benjamin enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # O-754495.
Benjamin was KIA on the way back from a Bomber escort Mission to Brunswick, Germany he (crashed)got MIA in the North Sea on 15 March 1944, he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Benjamin is buried/mentioned at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.55th.org/
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/