Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Manuel Michael Amancio Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Quincy (CA-39) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Manuel is born approx. on 1890 in Rhode Island.
Father, Manuel Amancio.
Mother, Mary (Concensio) Amancio.
Parents born in the Azores, Portugal.
Spouse, Emily (Viera) Amancio.
Manuel enlisted the service in Rhode Island with service number # 2017996.
Manuel was KIA when the USS Quincy was under fire and sunk during the Battle of Savo Island on Aug. 9, 1942, 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.
Manuel 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/04/039/04039.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