Rank and Name, Fireman First Class George Amburgey.
Unit/Placed in, USS Drexler (DD-741) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
George is born approx. on Jan. 4, 1926 in Breathitt County, Kentucky.
Father, George F. Homberg.
Mother, Gladys Homberg.
George enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 9610997.
George was KIA when a Japanese Yokosuka fighter crashed on the USS Drexler started gasoline Fires and sunk on May 28, 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.
George is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/741.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