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AMM2 Robert Eugene Morin

AMM2 Robert Eugene Morin

Birth
Death 24 Jun 1945 (aged 19)
China
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot M, 1379
Memorial ID 3786096 · View Source
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Son of Anna Marie Morin.

Robert served as a Aviation Machinist's Mate Second Class on PB4Y-2 patrol bomber (#59553), Crew #3, US Navy Patrol Bombing Squadron VPB-119, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Somersworth, Strafford County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

Robert was "Killed In Action" when his PB4Y-2, which was flying cover during the rescue operation of Lt. F. D. Murphy, crashed for an unknown reason over the LuiChou peninsula, China during the war.

He was awarded the "Distinguished Flying Cross".

Service # 5731795

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Those who perished on
PB4Y-2 patrol bomber #59553:


Baters, Norman E ~ ARM3c, Ohio
Chadick, George J ~ Lt (jg), Delaware
Comstock, Willard P ~ Lt, Pilot, Minnesota
Denzig, Marvin R ~ Lt (jg), Michigan
Meyer, Louis D ~ AOM3c, Louisiana
Morin, Robert E ~ AMM2c, New Hampshire
Pukita, Leonard ~ AMM3c, Pennsylvania
Reed, Henry E ~ ARM3c, Wisconsin
Roadifer, Orial A ~ ACMM, South Dakota
Rose, Garr L ~ ARM1c, Utah
Shaffer, Kenneth E, Jr ~ Lt (jg), Co-Pilot, Arizona
Wagner, Lyle W ~ AMM3c, Pennsylvania

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to Dave Deatherage for submitting info on this crash and crew members!

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3786096
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for AMM2 Robert Eugene Morin (21 Jul 1925–24 Jun 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3786096, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .