Rank and Name, Ensign Eugene Earle Amick Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Astoria (CA-34) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.
Eugene is born approx. on Jan. 26, 1919 in Boonville, Missouri.
Father, Eugene E. Amick.
Mother, Gertrude A. (Jones) Amick.
Brother(s), Lon G. Amick.
Spouse, Mary (Redpath) Amick.
Eugene enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 0-120606.
Eugene was KIA when the USS Astoria was damaged by gunfire and a lot of fires during the battle of Savo that a day later the ship sunk on Aug. 9, 1942, 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.
Eugene is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://ussastoria.org/Home.php
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