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Ahyung, Woo

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

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/ 


Stm1. was declared dead on Nov. 25, 1945.


USS Asheville (PG-21) Patrol Gunboat
Japanese Destroyer Nowaki
Japanese Destroyer Arashi
Casualty List
His rank Steward First Class