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Forrest, William Norman

Rank and Name, Aviation Ordnanceman Second Class William Norman Forrest.

Unit/Placed in, USS Sangaman (CVE-26)  Carrier, United States Navy.


William is born approx. 1920 in Rhode Island.

Mother, Signe (Olander) Forrest.


William enlisted the service in Rhode Island with service number # 2048753.


William was KIA when the USS Sangamon was attacked by a kamikaze, who crashed into the center of the flight deck on May 4, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished 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.


Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/03/026.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

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

Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

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






USS Sangaman (CVE-26) Carrier
His rank Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd class
USS Sangamon Kamikaze Attacked 05-04-1945 with Damage
USS Sangamon Kamikaze Attacked 05-04-1945 with Damage
USS Sangamon Kamikaze Attacked 05-04-1945 with Damage