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Acosta, Thomas Andrew

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Thomas Andrew Acosta.

Unit/Placed in on, USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Thomas is born in no record in California.

 

Father, Steve Acosta.

 

Thomas enlisted the service in California with service number # 3769375.

 

Thomas was KIA when the USS Liscome Bay was Sunk by the Japanese Sub I-175 on Nov. 25, 1944, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to https://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/CVE-56.html 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 Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Carrier
Casualty List
Japanese Submarine I-175
His rank Seaman First Class