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Wilson, Charles Joseph

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Charles Joseph Wilson.

Unit/Placed in, USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Charles is born approx. on no record.

Mother, Catherine Cooper.

 

Charles enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 2461765.

 

Charles was KIA when the USS Samuel B. Roberts opened the attack the Japanese Navy at the Battle off Samar on Oct 24, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to,

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

Website,

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

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

Wilson, Charles Albert

Rank and Name, Radio Technician First Class Charles Albert Wilson.

Unit/Placed in, USS Kalinin Bay (CVE-68) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Charles is born approx. on 12 Feb. 1922 in Idaho.

Father, Thomas Gilbert Wilson.

Mother, Elizabeth Pearl (Cherry) Wilson.

 

Charles enlisted the service in Idaho with service number # 5541466.

 

Charles was KIA (1 of 5) when the USS Kalinin Bay suffered severe Damage from the Japanese during the Battle on 25 Oct. 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.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

Website,

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

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

Banks, Herman Wilson

Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate Second Class Herman Wilson Banks.

Unit/Placed in, USS St Lo (CVE-63) Carrier, Unit States Navy.

 

Herman is born approx. on 1920 in Kentucky.

Father, James Banks.

Sister(s), Fannie Banks.

Brother(s), Robert Banks.

 

Herman enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 2796821.

 

Herman was KIA when the USS St. Lo came under attacked from a Kamikaze on Battle of Samar 25 October, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?59635

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.

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

Website,

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

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

Faass, Irvin, Lee

Name and Rank, Seaman First Class Irvin Lee Faass.

Unit/Placed in, USS Hoel (DD-533) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Irvin was born approx. on Jan. 1, 1925 in Pueblo County, Colorado.

Father, Clarence Faass.

Mother, Esther Faass.

Sisters, Ruth, Joyce, Margret and Marjorie Faass.

Brother, Everett, Harold and Robert Faass.

 

Irvin entered  the service from Colorado with service number # 6191625.

 

Irvin was KIA when the USS Hoel was heavenly fired upon till she sunk during the Battle of Samar, on Oct 25, 1944, and 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.

 

Irvin is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the Missing

 

Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/533.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

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

Website,

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

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

Averill, Donald Edward

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Donald Edward Averill.

Unit/Placed in, USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Donald is born approx. on 30 July 1925 in Nebraska.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Donald enlisted the service in California with service number # 8794300.

 

Donald was KIA when the USS Gamier Bay sunk during multiple hits from Japanese Vessels in the Battle off Samar on Oct. 25, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

His remains are discovered and his final resting place now is at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Harvard Cemetery, Harvard, Clay County, Nebraska, USA.

 

 

Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/03/073.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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

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

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

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

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

Austin, Orion Wilmer

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Orion Wilmer Austin.

Unit/Placed in, USS Johnston (DD-557) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Orion is born approx. on no record.

Spouse, Helen S. Austin.

 

Orion enlisted the service in Virginia with service number # 6585108.

 

Orion was KIA when the USS Johnston was damaged and sunk during the Battle of Samar on Oct 25, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://destroyerhistory.org/fletcherclass/ussjohnston/

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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

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

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

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

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

Austin, Milton Homer

Rank and Name, Fire Controlman First Class Milton Homer Austin.

Unit/Placed in, USS Hoel (DD-533) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Milton is born approx. on 1921 in Idaho.

Father, Albert L. Austin.

Mother, Sarah L. (Lindsay) Austin.

Sister(s), Florence L. and Dorothy L. Austin.

Brother(s), Ellis L. Austin.

 

Milton enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # 6544626.

 

Milton was KIA when the USS Hoel got several hits and Sunk at the Battle off Samar, Philippines, on Oct. 28, 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.

 

Milton 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/05/533.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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

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

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

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

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

Arnoldy, Theodore Francis

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Theodore Francis Arnoldy.

Unit/Placed in, USS St Lo (CVE-63) Carrier, Unit States Navy.

 

Theodore is born approx. on 1926 in Missouri.

Father, Theodore Arnoldy.

Mother, Ida M. Arnoldy.

Sister(s), Dorothy M. Arnoldy.

 

Theodore enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 8743339.

 

Theodore was KIA when the USS St. Lo came under attacked from a Kamikaze on (Battle of Samar) 25 October, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to,

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

Arpin, Louis Wilfred

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Louis Wilfred Arpin.

Unit/Placed in, USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73) Carrier, United States Navy.

 

Louis is born approx. on 1925 in Louisiana.

Father, Arsene F. Arpin.

Mother, Fleurette Arpin.

 

Louis enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 2750030.

 

Louis was KIA when the USS Gamier Bay sunk during multiple hits from Japanese Vessels in the Battle off Samar on Oct. 25, 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.

 

Louis 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 Forest Hill Cemetery, Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Wisconsin, USA.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Gueydan Cemetery, Gueydan, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/03/073.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

Arabie, Jasper

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Jaspar Arabie.

Unit/Placed in, USS Johnston (DE-557) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Jasper is born approx. on 1926 in Louisiana.

Father, Armond Arabie.

Mother, Marie Arabie.

Sister(s), Agnes Arabie.

Brother(s), Joseph, John, Jessie and Julius Arabie.

 

Jasper enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 2751270.

 

Jasper was KIA when the USS Johnston sunk in the Battle off Samar, on Oct 25, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to, http://destroyerhistory.org/fletcherclass/ussjohnston/

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