Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Third Class Benjamin Joseph Ambrose Jr.
Unit/Placed in, Composite Squadron 39 (VC-39), United States Naval Reserve.
Benjamin is born approx. on Feb. 23, 1925 in Plymouth, Pennsylvania.
Father, Benjamin Ambrose.
Mother, Sophie H. (Masgay) Ambrose.
Sister(s), Elizabeth S. Ambrose.
Brother(s), Edward J. Ambrose.
Benjamin enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6508761.
Benjamin was KIA when the Japanese Submarine I-175 torpedoed the USS Liscome Bay (base) and sunk on Feb. 24, 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.
Benjamin is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
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