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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