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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
Crew
Japanese Destroyer Nowaki
Japanese Destroyer Arashi
Casualty List
His rank Steward First Class