Voor Informatie over Soldaten gesneuveld in Europa. Tijdens de 2e Wereldoorlog.


Deze website is opgedragen aan de mannen en vrouwen van de geallieerde strijdkrachten die in de Asia-Pacific Regio zijn omgekomen tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog.

Dutch NL English EN French FR German DE Japanese JA Korean KO

informatie over iets

op deze Website, of anders.


Alshuk, Nicholas

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.


Thanks to,

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

Buried on Sea
Navy Fighting Squadron 26 (VS-26
His plane a Grumman SBD-3
USS Sangamon (CVE-26) Carrier
Nicholas Alshuk
His rank Aviaton Metalsmith Third Class