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Ambroselli, Lawrence Joseph

Rank and Name, Aviaton machinist’s Mate Second Class Lawrence Joseph Ambroselli.

Unit/Placed in, USS Franklin (Big Ben) ( CV-13) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.


Lawrence is born approx. on 1922 in Newark, New Jersey.

Father, Joseph Ambroselli.

Mother, Mamie Ambroselli.

Parents born in Italy.

Sister(s), Mary and Genevive Ambroselli.

Spouse, Marion Ambroselli.


Lawrence enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 7088112.


Lawrence was KIA when close to Japanese main land the ship was attacked by a plane who threw a few bombs that severely damaged the ship on March 19, 1945,  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.


Lawrence is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, https://ussfranklin.org/killed-in-action/ships-company-kia/


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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

USS Franklin (Big Ben) (CV-13) Carrier
Yokosuka D4Y3 Divebomber
His rank Aviation Machinist's Mate Second Class