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Ames, Kenneth Howard

Rank and Name, Fireman Second Class Kenneth Howard Ames.

Unit/Placed in, USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56), United States Naval Reserve.

 

Kenneth is born approx. on Sep. 18, 1943 in Stonington, Colorado.

Father, Frank S. Ames.

Mother, Helen C. Ames.

Sister(s), Ursel G. and Viola M. Ames.

Brother(s), Marvin G. Cleo E. Delmar L. and Clyde L. Ames.

 

Kenneth enlisted the service in Colorado with service number # 6190590.

 

Kenneth was KIA when the USS Liscome Bay got hit with a spread from 3 Torpedoes on Nov. 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Stonington Cemetery, Stonington, Baca County, Colorado, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/03/056.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

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

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

Website,

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

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

USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Carrier
Japanese Submarine I-175
Survivors
Location Wreck
Casualty List
His rank Fireman Second Class