Name and Rankin, Captain Raymond Alvin Tabb.
Unit/Placed in, 8th Squadron ”Reapers Harvest”, 3rd Attack Group Light.
Raymond was born approx. on 1919 in Oklahoma.
Father, Allen H. Tabb.
Mother, Vesta M. (Boatman) Tabb.
Sister, Geraldine O. Tabb.
Brothers, Closyse C. , Allen L., Kenneth D. and Harlan N. Tabb.
Raymond enlisted the service in Oklahoma with sevice number # O-431570.
Raymond A. Tabb was a Co-Pilot on a B-25 in the 8th Squadron.
Raymond‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were,
1st Lt. Harlan Reid Pilot
1st Lt. Raymond A. Tabb Co Pilot
Sgt. Ray E. Smith Navigator/Radio Operator
Cpl. Robert Lemons Gunner
Raymond was KIA on record, he survived the Crash at New Guinea, best guess is he was executed in after being captured by the Japanese, on June 23, 1943, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Raymond is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the Missing.
Thanks to the https://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-25/41-12980.html
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
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/