Rank and Name, Lieutenant Jose Andonegui Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Bismarck Sea (CVE-95) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Jose is born approx. on Dec. 12, 1920 in Virginia.
Father, Jose C. Andongin.
Born in Spain.
Mother, Helen Andonegin.
Sister(s), Consuela Andonegin.
Jose enlisted the service in Virginia with service number # 0-101008.
Jose was KIA during the Battle for Iwo Jima when the USS Bismarck Sea Sunk true two Kamikaze hits, on Feb. 21, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Jose is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/03/095.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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com