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Ames, Floyd Ray

Rank and Name, Pharmacist’s Mate Second Class Floyd Ray Ames.

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


Floyd is born approx. on July 30, 1923 in Sheridan, Missouri.

Father, Floyd L. Ames.


Floyd enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 8656589.


Floyd was KIA when the USS Franklin was bombed by a Japanese Air Plane on March 19, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal Navy, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, https://ussfranklin.org/


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

Buried on Sea
USS Franklin (CV-13) Carrier
USS Franklin Bombed
USS Franklin Bombed
USS Franklin Bombed
USS Franklin Bombed
Casualty List
His rank Pharmacist's Mate Second Class
Floyd Ray Ames