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Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate Second Class Edward Cooper.
Unit/Placed in, USS Kete (SS-369) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.
Edward is born approx. on April 24, 1924 in New York.
Father, Michael Cooper.
Mother, Celia Cooper.
Sister, Barbara Cooper.
Edward enlisted the service in New York with service number # 6472615.
Edward died probably March 20, 1945 near Ryukyu Island, neither seen nor heard from again. She was scheduled to arrive Midway by 31 March but never arrived, 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.
Edward is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov
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/