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Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Joseph M. Alberico.
Unit/placed in, USS DeHaven (DD-469) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Joseph was born on Aug. 5, 1917 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Father, Christino Alberico.
Born in Italy.
Mother, Mary (Malone) Alberico.
Born in Ireland.
Sisters, Mary E. and Joanna Alberico.
Joseph entered the Service from Massachusetts with service number # 6074150.
Joseph was KIA during the Battle off Guadacanal when the Ship was Sunk by Japanese Aircraft, on Feb. 1, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Joseph is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html
Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/ Rolland Swank and Terry Hirsch.