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Addington Jr. , Norman Eston

Rank and Name, Fire Controlman Third Class Norman Eston Addington Jr.

Unit/placed in, USS Hoel (DD-533) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve .


Norman was born  on May. 23, 1923 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.


Father, Norman E. Addington.

Mother,Aleta G. (Van Dyk) Addington .

Sister, Helen J. Addington.  


Norman entered  the Service from Michigan with service-number # 3124822.


Norman was KIA when the ship got several hits and Sunk at the Battle off Samar, Philippines, on Oct. 25, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/533.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 Hoel (DD-533) Destroyer
Memorial for the ships
Norman E. Addington Jr.
His rank Fire Controlman Third Class