Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Cecil Eugene Ammons.
Unit/Placed in, USS Sims (DD-409) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Cecil is born approx. on 1925 in Missouri.
Father, Robert Ammons.
Mother, Rosalie Ammons.
Sister(s), Beatrice and Lucille Ammons.
Brother(s), Ralph and Glenn Ammons.
Cecil enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 66800931.
Cecil was KIA when the USS Sims was hit by several bombs from Japanese Dive Bombers during the Battle of the Coral Sea on May 7, 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.
Cecil is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/409.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