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Davis, Arthur

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Arthur Davis.

Unit/Placed in, USS Duncan (DD-485) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Arthur is born approx. on 1911 in Massachusetts.

Father, Abraham Davis.

Mother, Anna Davis.

Parents born in Russia.

Sister(s), Ada and Fay Davis.

Brother(s), Earl, John and James Davis.

 

Arthur enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 6063422.

 

Arthur was KIA in a Task Force Screen when she thought they all attacked the Japanese but she was Single, got several hits in the Battle of Cape Esperance on 12 Oct. 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://destroyerhistory.org/benson-gleavesclass/ussduncan/index.asp?r=48500&pid=48503

http://www.maritimequest.com/warship_directory/us_navy_pages/destroyers/pages/alpha_pages/d/duncan_dd485_roll_of_honor.htm

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/G81M-ZD8

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

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

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

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

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

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

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

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

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Ashley, George Junior

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class George Junior Ashley.

Unit/Placed in, USS Boise (CL-47) Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

George is born approx. on 1922 in West Virginia.

Father, George W. Ashley.

Mother, Gertrude Ashley.

Sister(s), Doris, Clara, Clarice and Greta S. Ashley.

Brother(s), Franklin D. Ora and Oral Ashley.

 

George enlisted the service in West Virginia with service number # 2660980.

 

George was KIA when the USS Boise as part of Task Force came under fire from various Japanese Navy vessels and being hit with Gun and Shell Fire several times, during the Battle of Cape Esperance on 11/12 Oct. 1942/died on,  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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/04/047/04047.htm

http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_USS_Boise_CL47.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,

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

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

Aronson, John Philip

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class John Philip Aronson.

Unit/Placed in, USS Boise (CL-47) Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

John is born approx. on 1919 in Montana.

Mother, Mary C. Aronson.

Sister(s), Elsie Aronson.

Brother(s), Robert Aronon.

 

John enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 6603023.

 

John was KIA when the USS Boise as part of Task Force came under fire from various Japanese Navy vessels and being hit with Gun and Shell Fire several times, during the Battle of Cape Esperance on 11/12 Oct. 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.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Missoula County, Montana, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/04/047/04047.htm

http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_USS_Boise_CL47.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,

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

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

Appelgate, Wallace Raymond

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Wallace Raymond Applegate.

Unit/Placed in, USS Boise (CL-47) Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

Wallace is born approx. on 1923 in Montana.

Father, Devere R. Applegate.

Mother, Mabel G. (Nordahl) Applegate.

Sister(s), Leona E. Applegate.

Brother(s), Arthur R. and Clair L. Applegate.

 

Wallace enlisted the service in Washington with service number # 3934806.

 

Wallace was KIA when the USS Boise as part of Task Force came under fire from various Japanese Navy vessels and being hit with Gun and Shell Fire several times, during the Battle of Cape Esperance on 11/12 Oct. 1942/died on,  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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/04/047/04047.htm

http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_USS_Boise_CL47.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,

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

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

Amack, Marvin Lee

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Marvin Lee Amack.

Unit/Placed in, USS Boise (CL-47) Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

Marvin is born approx. on no record in Idaho.

Father, Harold C. Amack.

Parent and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Marvin enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # 3686788.

 

Marvin was KIA when the USS Boise as part of Task Force came under fire from various Japanese Navy vessels and being hit with Gun and Shell Fire several times, during the Battle of Cape Esperance on 11/12 Oct. 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/04/047/04047.htm

http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_USS_Boise_CL47.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

Adams Jr., Johnny B,

Adams Jr., Johnny B.

Rank/Name, Seaman Second Class Johnnie B. Adams Jr.

Unit/placed; USS Boise (CL-47) Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

Johnnie was born  in 1924 in Texas.

 

Father, Johnnie B. Adams.

Mother, Pearl M. Adams.

 

Johnnie entered the Service from Texas with service # 3604268.

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Johnnie was KIA /during a Surface attack the Battle of Cape Esperance, on Oct, 12, 1942 ,  is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/WarDamageReports/WarDamageReportCL47/WarDamageReportCL47.htm 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/

USS Boise (CI-47) Cruiser
His rank Seaman Second Class

Abugel, Alexander Carl

Abugel, Alexander Carl

Rank and Name, Boatwain’s Mate First Class Alexander Carl Abugel.

Unit/Placed in on, USS Boise (CL-47) Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

Alexander is born in 1915 in Norwich, Connecticut.

 

Wife, Helen (Taronack) Abugel.

 

Alexander enlisted the service in Connecticut with service number # 2070846.

 

Alexader was KIA when they receive Enemy Gunfire that resulted in severe damage and Fire’ during the Battle of Cape Esperance on Okt. 12, 1942, Boatswain’’s Mate First Class Alexander B. Abugel is honored with a  Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the missing.

Thanks to 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/

USS Boise (Cl-47) Cruiser
Crew
Alexander C. Abugel
Boatswain's Mate First Class

Acree, Lloyd E.

Acree, Lloyd Edgar

Rank and Name,Aviation Ordananceman Third Class Lloyd Edgar Acree.

Unit/Placed in on, USS Salt Lake City (CA-25) Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

 Lloyd is born in 1920 in Beggs, Oklahoma.31-7

Father, Elza A. Acree.

Mother, Leora T. Acree.

Lloyd enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 3563872.

Lloyd was KIA in the Battle of Cape Esperance, while loading the Turret with a shell, being shot on Oct. 12, 1942. he is honored with the Navy Cross, Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

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

Wall of the missing.

Thanks to 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/

Buried at sea
USS Salt Lake City (CA-25) Cruiser
Lloyd E. Acree
Ordnance-Man (Aviation) Third Class

Albright, Sam R.

Albright, Sam R.

Rank and Name, Signalman Second Class Sam R. Albright.

Unit/Placed, USS Duncan (DD-485) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

Sam was born on Jan. 3, 1912 in  Missouri.

Father, Edward E. Albright.

Mother, Minnie (Vance) Albright.

Brother, Robert G. Albright.

Sam enlisted the service in Maryland with service number # 3419888.

Sam was KIA during combat with the Japanese Navy (she was part in sinking the Japanese cruiser Furutaka) during the Battle for Cape Esparance, on Okt. 12, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at, Hillcrest Cemetery, Skidmore, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA.

 

Thanks to 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/ 

 

USS Duncan (DD-485)
Sam R. Albright
His rank Signalman Second Class