Rank and Name, Fire Controlman Second Class John Marshall Almanza .
Unit/Placed in, USS Morrinson (DD-56) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
John is born approx. on no record in Illinois.
Father, Delphino Almanza.
John enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 7257421.
John was KIA during when the ship was attacked and Hit by a Kamikaze on May 4, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
John is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/560.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
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com