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Acheson, John Matthew

Rank and Name, Fireman Third Class John Matthew Acheson.

Unit/Placed in on, USS Juneau (CL-52) Cruiser,United States Naval Reserve.

 

John is born in 1919 in Munhall, Pennsylvania.

 

Father, Clyde Acheson.

Mother, Catherine Acheson.

 

John enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6521090.

 

John was KIA when the Ship got Torpedoed and Sunk during the Battle at Guadalcanal on Nov. 13, 1942, Fireman Third Class John M. Acheson is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.rtcol.com/~weshortz/memorials/rostju52.htm 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 Juneau (CL-52) Cruiser
Crew
Japanese sub I-26
His rank Fireman Third Class