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Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Joseph Roy Alessi.
Unit/Placed in, USS Monaghan (DD-354) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Joseph was born on Sep. 2, 1912 in Pittson, Pennsylvania.
Mother, Teresa Alessi.
Sisters, Rose and Marie Alessi.
Brothers, Charles and Cabaldo Alessi.
Wife, Tina L. Alessi.
Joseph enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 7071190.
Joseph died in the (Pacific) Typhoon “Cobra” when it hit his and two other Ships off Sumar in the Philippine Sea, on Dec. 18, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Joseph is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Brig Gen Wm C Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery,
Wrightstown, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA.
Thanks to https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/ships/logs/DD/dd354-Pearl.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html