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Queen, James Curley

Name and Rank, Captain James Curley Queen.

Unit/Placed in, 13th Airdrome Squadron, United States Air Force.


James was born approx. on 1922 in Maryland.

Father, Oscar C. Queen.

Mother, Helen Queen.

Sister, Mary Queen.

Brother, Henry Queen.


James entered  the service from Maryland with service number # 0-705422.


James C. Queen was a Pilot in the 13th Airdrome Squadron.


James crewmembers and their positions onboard the C-47 were,

Cap.             James C. Queen                Pilot

1st Lt.          George Eisenhaur              Co Pilot

1st Lt.          Richard G. Davis                Navigator

Sgt.              Earl C. Glass                     Engineer

Sgt.              Stanley Brudney               Radio Operator

Pfc.              George A. Knell                 Passenger

2nd Lt.         Dwight K. Gilbert              Passenger

WOJG.          Alfred J. Dipietro              Passenger

Pfc.              Arthur Brown                   Passenger

Sgt.              Joseph Brown                   Passenger

T4.              Fred Bows                        Passenger

T5.              Robert L. Goins                 Passenger

S/Sgt.          Vivian L. Harris                Passenger

T5.              Emanuel M. Jackson          Passenger

T5.              Jessie L. Glover                  Passenger

T5.              Carnell Boyd                    Passenger

Pfc.              John T. Eatmon                Passenger

Pfc.              Johnathon Culbertson        Passenger

Pfc.              Clarence W. Brown            Passenger

Sgt.              Earnest Flowers                Passenger

Cpl.              Harry Edmonds                Passenger

Pfc.              L. C. Hollins                      Passenger

Pfc.              William Jenkins Jr.            Passenger

Pfc.              Robert Hillmaq Jr.             Passenger


James died postwar on an administrative run to Iwo Jima because of bad visibility/Weather they crashed in the sea, on Nov. 16, 1946, he is honored with an Air Medal and Commendation Ribbon (Medal).


James is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.


Thanks to


Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


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

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

13th Airdrome Squadron
His rank Captain
Commendation Ribbon (Joint Services)
State Flag Maryland