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Acierta, Antonio

Rank and Name, Cook First Class Antonio Acierta.

Unit/Placed in on, USS South Dakota (BB-57) Battleship, United States Navy.

 

Antonio is born in no record.

 

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Antonio  enlisted the service in Philippines with service number # 4978597.

 

Antonio was KIA  when the USS Dakota was hit by a Bomb. on June 19, 1944, Signalman Third Class  is honored with a  Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

Antonio is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts 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

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/

Buried on Sea
USS South Dakota (BB-57) Battleship
His rank Cook First Class