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Yoh, Earl Ellsworth

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Earl Ellsworth Yoh.

Unit/Placed in, 424th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy.


Earl was born  on July 23, 1924 in van Wert County, Ohio.

Father, Joshua B. Yoh.

Mother, Edith B. (McClure) Yoh.

Sisters, Elsie L., Goldie M., Emma and Clara E. Yoh.

Brothers, Gayle, Dale, Bruce, Yoshua, George, Emerson L., John M. and James E. Yoh.


Earl enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 35558843.


Earl‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were,

2nd Lt.          Jack S.M. Arnett               Pilot

  1. William B. Simpson Co Pilot

2nd Lt.          Frank J. Arhar                  Navigator

2nd Lt.          Arthur J. Schumacher        Bombardier

TSgt.            Robert J. Stinson               Engineer

SSgt.            Jimmie Doyle                    Asst. Engineer

TSgt.            Charles T. Goulding            Radio Operator

SSgt.            John Moore                      Asst. Radio Operator

SSgt.            Leland D. Price                 Gunner

SSgt.            Earl E. Yoh                       Gunner

Sgt.              Alexander R. Vick              Photographer

Earl was KIA when the plane got shot by Anti-Aircraft fire and crashed in sea on 1 Sep. 1944,  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.


Earl is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.

His remains were recovered before he was mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Tablets of the Missing

Earl also has a Memorial Grave at Mohr Cemetery, Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, USA.


Thanks to, https://www.307bg.net/

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com 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/


His remains have been recovered and identified on February 12, 2009.

When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.

424th Bomber Squadron
307th Bomber Group
Wakde Airfield, New Guinea
Crew and Nose-Art plane
Earl Ellsworth Yoh
His rank Staff Sergeant
Aerial Gunner Badge
"Lone Rangers"