Rank and Name, Quartermaster Third Class William Ankeny.
Unit/Placed in, USS Gudgeon (SS-211) Submarine, United States Navy.
William is born approx. on Jan. 11, 1922 in. Akron, Ohio
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
William enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 2834607.
William was KIA when the Submarine (probably) was attacked by Air off the coast of Iwo Jima on April 18, 1944, 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.
William is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com