Rank and Name, Private First Class Bruce Amburgey.
Unit/Placed in, 2nd Battalion 1st Marines Fleet Marine Force, Marine Corps.
Bruce is born approx. on Aug. 11, 1922 in Frenchburg, Kentucky.
Father, Newt M. Amburgey.
Mother, Winnie Amburgey.
Sister(s), Buelah Amburgey.
Brother(s), Jon e. and Harlan Amburgey.
Bruce enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 343958.
Bruce died onboard the USS Elmore (APA-42) Attack Transport.
Bruce died of his wounds Sustained during the landing on Peleliu beaches on Sep. 19, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal Marine Corps, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Bruce is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls 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