Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate Second Class John Robert Irvin.
Unit/Placed in, USS Gwin (DD-433) Destroyer, United States Navy.
John is born approx. on no record.
Mother, Mildred (Wakely) Irvin.
John enlisted the service in Arkansas with service number # 3467171.
The 3 Crewmembers who lost their lives during the attack were,
MM1. Franklin E. Ales
SF3. Robert Almond
EM2. John R. Irvin
John was KIA from Gunfire from Japanese shore batteries off Rendova Island during the New Georgia Landings on 30 June 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Combat 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 Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/
WordPress en/of Wooncommerce oplossingen, https://www.siteklusjes.nl/
Military Recovery, https://www.dpaa.mil/