Rank and Name, Shipfitter Third Class Robert Almond.
Unit/Placed in, USS Gwin (DD-433), United States Naval Reserve.
Robert is born approx. on Feb. 25, 1910 in Randolph, Massachusetts.
Father, William A. Almond.
Mother, Carrie M. Almond.
Brother(s), William J. Almond.
Robert enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 6075599.
Robert was KIA when the shore batteries Fired on the USS Gwin after the support to the Landing troops on June 30, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Robert 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/05/433.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