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Moore, Baxter Springer

Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Baxter Springer Moore.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Squadron 24 (VT-24), United States Naval Reserve.


Baxter is born approx. on no record in California.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

Spouse, Patricia A. Moore.


Baxter enlisted the service in North Carolina with service number # 0-098310.


Baxter‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a PBY-5  were,

Ensign.         Thomas L. Payne               Pilot

LtJg.            Baxter S. Moore Jr.           Co Pilot

Capa.            Richard J. Bretz                Bow Turret Gunner

Arm1.          James L. Plumlee               Engineer/Navigator

Arm3.          Walter D. Stringer             Radio Operator/Radar Operator

Amm2.         Thomas L. Mathews           Waist Gunner

Amm2.         William S. Smith               Waist Gunner

Amm3.         Edgar D. Rochester            Ventral Gunner

Baxter was KIA during the fights over the Solomon Islands on Sep. 14, 1942,  he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Baxter is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, http://vp23.org/Squadron-History/

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






Patrol Squadron 24 (VT-24)
Catalina PBY-5
Badge not officially
Position Waist Gunner
positions Radar and Radio Operator
His rank Lieutenant Junior Grade