Rank and Name, Aviation Metalsmith Third Class Nicholas Alshuk.
Unit/Placed in, Navy Fighting Squadron 26 (VS-26).
Nicholas is born approx. on Feb. 17, 1921 in Seymour, Connecticut.
Father, William Alshuk.
Mother, Stefania Alshuk.
Parents born in Poland.
Sister(s), Mary, Jenny and Olga Alshuk .
Brother(s), Thomas Alshuk.
Nicolas enlisted the service in Connecticut with service number # 6421381.
Nicholas died when the plane crashed in sea while taking a landing on the USS Sangamon (base) on April 23, 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.
Nicholas is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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