Name and Rank, Ensign George Woodrow Obenour.
Unit/Placed, Night Fighter Squadron 41 (VF(N)-41,United States Naval Reserve.
Obenour was lost on October 12, 1944 during operations in support of the landings on Leyte.
George was born approx. on April 6, 1922 in California.
Father, George D. Obenour.
Mother, Susan J. (Yeankel) Obenour.
George entered the service from California with service number # 0-321012.
George was Missing during Operations in support of the landings on Leyte, on Oct. 12, 1945, and he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
George is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
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
Ensign is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations. As a traditional naval grade, ensign is the most junior line officer rank below the lieutenant grades, usually immediately under lieutenant or lieutenant junior grade.