Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Richard Lee Ammerman.
Unit/Placed in, USS Cooper (DD-695) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Richard is born approx. on Sep. 20, 1925 in Milton, Pennsylvania.
Father, John L. Ammerman.
Mother, Helen Ammerman.
Sister(s), Ardene Ammerman.
Richard enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 2496080.
Richard was KIA when the USS Cooper was hit by a Torpedo, broke in 2 and sunk during the Battle of Ormoc Bay on Dec. 3, 1944, 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.
Richard 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