Rank and Name, Lieutenant Commander James Paul Andrea.
Unit/Placed in, USS Spence (DD-512) Destroyer, United States Navy.
James is born approx. on 1905 in New York.
Father, William Andrea.
Mother, Mary Andrea.
Parents born in Italy.
Sister(s), Jean Andrea.
Brother(s), William Andrea Jr.
Spouse, Jean H. (Barton) Andrea.
James enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 0-078691.
James died when the USS Spence sunk in the Typhoon Cobra, Philippine Sea on Dec 18, 1944, 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.
James 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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com