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Abcunas, Stanley Joseph

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Stanley Joseph Abcunas.

Unit/Placed in on, USS Underhill (DE-682) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Stanley is born 1925 in Windsor, Connecticut.

 

Father, Ignatus J, Abcunas.

Mother, Rosie Abcunas.

 

Stanley enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 7616370.

 

Stanley was KIA when the USS Underhill was Sunk by a Japanese Kaiten (suicide torpedo) on , July 24, 1945  is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Stanley is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/2004/05/28/the-sinking-of-the-underhill/4428a61b-0bee-414b-8e8e-ad1194cde675/?utm_term=.c52414d95be1

Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

USS Underhill (DE-682) Destroyer
Japanese Kaiten (suicide torpedo)
Stanley J Abcunas
His rank Seaman First Class