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Rank and Name, Fireman First Class Philip Agliata.
Unit/placed in, USS Qiuncy (CA-39) Cruiser, United States Navy.
Philip was born on 1917 in New York .
Father, Leonard Agliata.
Mother, Grace Agliata.
Both born in Italy.
Sister, Mary Agliata.
Brother, Serafino Agliata.
Philip entered the Service from New York with service-number # 2239143.
Philip was KIA when the ship sunk in the Battle of Savo Island (known as the Ironbottom Sound), on Aug. 9, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Philip is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_USS_Quincy_CA39.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html