Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Howard Joseph Amann.
Unit/Placed in, USS Mugford (DD-389) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Howard is born approx. on July 11, 1922 in Chilliclothe, Ohio.
Father, John Amann.
Mother, Minnie G. (Dennison) Amann.
Sister(s), Evelyn L. Amann.
Brother(s), John A. and Lawrence K. Amann.
Spouse, Minnie (Dennison) Amann.
Howard enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 2799325.
Howard was KIA when on patrol the USS Mugford was attacked by Japanese airplanes and was hit by a bomb on Augustus 7, 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.
Howard 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/05/389.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