Name and Rank, Lieutenant Junior Grade John White Acree.
Unit/Placed in, USS Enterprise Aircraft Carrier (CV-6), United States Naval Reserve.
John was born approx. on April 23, 1918 in Lynchburg, Virginia.
Father, Leighton C. Acree.
Mother, Virginia W. Acree.
Sister, Alice R. Acre.
Brothers, Leighton D. and Warren C. Acree.
Wife, Elizabeth (Brand) Acree.
John entered the service from Virginia with service number # 0-096693.
John W. Acree was a Lieutenant Junior Grade in the United States Navy.
John was KIA when the USS Enterprise got hit by a Bomb, during the Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, on Oct. 26, 1942, and he is honored with the 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..
John is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
He has a Memorial Grave at Presbyterian Cemetery, Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA.
Thanks to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Acree_(DE-167) http://www.cv6.org/ship/damage/santacruz_1.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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com