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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