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Rank; First Lieutenant Charles Acocella Jr.
Unit/placed; 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division.
Charles was born in 1917 in New York.
Father, Charles Acocella.
Charles entered the service from Hartford, Connecticut with service number # 31047576.
Charles Acocella Jr. died of his wounds inflicted during the fights over Kananga, the Battle for Leyte, on Dec 26, 1944, and he is honored with the Purple Heart.
And he is mentioned/buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to https://www.1cda.org/history.html ABMC, https://abmc.gov http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com https://www.familysearch.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Honorstates http://www.honorstates.org, Geoffrey Roecker https://missingmarines.com/ P.O.W. Info: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html and Jean Louis Vijgen.