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Cooper, Carl Laverne

Rank and Name, Fireman Second Class Carl Laverne Cooper.

Unit/Placed in, USS Monaghan (DD-354) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Carl is born approx. on Nov. 9, 1920 in Pennsylvania.

 

Wife, Anna M. (Blystone) Cooper.

Son, Roy L. Cooper.

Daughter, Carol A. Cooper.

 

Carl enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 9241210.

 

Carl died when the USS Monaghan got foundered in Typhoon Cobra on Dec. 18, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Carl 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/05/354.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  Air-Force, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

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

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

Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

USS Monaghan (DD-354) Destroyer
War Damage
His rank Fireman Second Class