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Anctil, Paul Emile

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Paul Emile Anctil.

Unit/Placed in, USS Astoria (CA-34) Cruiser, United States Navy.


Paul is born approx. on 1922 in California.

Father, Joseph V. Anctil.

Mother, Delisca F. (Hebert) Anctil.

Sister(s), Alice and Marie-Louise Anctil.

Brother(s), Alphonse and Alphonse J. Anctil.


Paul enlisted the service in California with service number # 3826648.


Paul was KIA when the USS Astoria sunk during the Battle of Savo Island, 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.


Paul 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/04/034/04034.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


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

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

USS Astoria (CA-34) Cruiser
Deck damage
His rank Seaman Second Class