Lt Jay Darwin Bacon, Jr

Lt Jay Darwin Bacon, Jr

Birth
Death 10 Dec 1945
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Memorial ID 56754280 · View Source
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Lt Bacon was a Naval Aviator & a member of Patrol Squadron 51. He was shot down & killed over the Solomon Islands on February 14, 1943. Bacon was initially listed as Missing in Action. On December 10, 1945, his status was changed to Killed in Action, remains were not recovered. Bacon was survived by his wife, Barbara Hinshaw Bacon, of Everett WA.

For his actions on February 14, 1943, Bacon was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross & Purple Heart.

Biographical information contributed by FindAGrave member Randy (#46846747)

Gravesite Details Entered the service from California.

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  • Maintained by: SarahT
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56754280
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lt Jay Darwin Bacon, Jr (unknown–10 Dec 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56754280, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by SarahT (contributor 47384342) .