Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Ralph Albert Amabile.
Unit/Placed in, SS H. D. Collier Tanker, United States Naval Reserve.
Ralph is born approx. on Sep. 14, 1905 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania.
Father, Louis Amabile.
Mother, Anna (Younck) Amabile.
Sister(s), Louise, Susan, Elizabeth and Margaret Amabile.
Brother(s), Henry M. and William Amabile.
Spouse, Teresa J. Amabile
Ralph enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 8218194.
Ralph was KIA when the SS H. D. Collier was torpedoed by the Japanese Submarine I-26 on March 13, 1944, 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.
Ralph is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?37237
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