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Rank and Name,Steward’s Mate First Class Woo Ahyung.
Unit/Placed in, USS Asheville (PG-21) Gunboat, United States Navy .
Woo is born in China.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Woo enlisted the service in China with service number # 5078528.
Woo was KIA when the USS Asheville was attacked by 2 Japanese Destroyers south of Java and Sunk on March 3, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Woo is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to http://chinagunboat.blogspot.com/2005/07/showing-flag.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html
Stm1. was declared dead on Nov. 25, 1945.