Armstrong, Robert Benton

Rank and Name, Boilermaker Second Class Robert Benton Armstrong.

Unit/Placed in, USS Peary (DD-226) Destroyer, United States Navy.

 

Robert is born approx. on 1920.

Father, Otto Armstrong.

Mother, Bessie C. Holmes.

Sister(s), Ellen Armstrong.

 

Robert enlisted the service in Kansas with service number # 3420447.

 

Robert was KIA when the USS Peary was in the Harbor of Darwin, Australia when it was Attacked by Japanese Dive Bombers and sunk it on Feb. 19, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Robert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/226.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Androskovich, Stephen Andrew

Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Stephen Andrew Androkovich (Andrkoeich).

Unit/Placed in, 30th Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Group, Heavy.

 

Stephen is born approx. on April 22, 1910 in Monongah, West Virginia.

Father, Steve Andrkoeich.

Mother, Mary Andrkoeich.

Parents born in Croatia.

Sister(s), Katie Andrkoeich.

 

Stephen enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6881199.

 

Stephen died on a Test run when a Flare exploded inside the plane on Aug. 16, 1942, he is honored with an Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Stephen is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/USAAF/19th_Bombardment_Group.html

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Andrews, John Blake

Rank and Name, Fireman First Class John Blake Andrews.

Unit/Placed in, USS Peary (DD-226) Destroyer, United States Navy.

 

John is born approx. on 1914 in Wisconsin.

Father, Adelbert B. Andrews.

Mother, Jessie K. Andrews.

Sister(s), Ruth, Bernice, Ariel, Gladys, Grace and Gertrude Andrews.

Brother(s), James B. and Nathan Andrews.

 

John enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 3684570.

 

John was KIA when the USS Peary was attacked and sunk by Japanese Dive Bombers on Feb. 19, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/226.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com