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Rank and Name, Radarman Second Class Victor Emanuel Abate.
Unit/Placid in, USS Franklin (VC-13) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Victor was born in New York.
Father, Rosario Abate.
Mother, Annuciato Abate.
Both born in Italy.
Victor entered the service from New York with serial # 8104588.
Victor E. Abate was Killed in Action on board the USS Franklin, when attacked by a Kamikaze, on March 19, 1945, and he is honored with the Purple Heart.
Victor is buried at Honolulu Memorial ,Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
Thanks to http://www.historynet.com/uss-franklin-struck-by-a-japanese-dive-bomber-during-world-war-ii Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html