Rank and Name, Boatswain’s Mate Second Class Russell Mitchell Amudson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Saratoga (CV-3) Carrier, United States Navy.
Russell is born approx. on Oct. 31, 1922 in Duluth, Minnesota.
Father, Harold Amundson.
Mother, Clara E. Amundson.
Sister(s), Dorothy M. and Nancy V. Amundson.
Brother(s), Herbert M. Amundson.
Russell enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 3288649.
Russel was KIA when the USS Saratoga was under attack by Kamikaze and other Japanese planes who badly damaged her on Feb. 21, 1945, 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.
Russell is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts 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