Name and Rank, Major James Garrett Obenshain.
Unit/Placed in, Fighter Attack Squadron 211 “Avengers” (VMF-211), United States Marine Corps.
James was born approx. on 14 Jan. 1917 in Montvale, Virginia.
Father, James Obenshain.
Mother, Anne V. Obenshain.
Brothers, Richard O. and James B. Obenshain.
Spouse, E. (Clinton) Obenshain.
James enlisted the service at Virginia with service number # 0-006845.
James G. Obenshain was a Major (Pilot) in the United States Marine Attack Squadron VMF-211.
James died, he was seen in a vertical dive when his plane crashed in Sea, on June 22, 1943, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal Marine Corps, Expeditionary Medal Marine Corps, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal..
James is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii.
Courts of the Missing.
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