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.
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