Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Bernard William Andrews.
Unit/Placed in, USS Quincy (CA-39) Cruiser, United States Navy.
Bernard is born approx. on Sep. 3, 1917 in Belmont County, Ohio.
Stepfather, James Andrews.
Mother, Sarah E. (Wilgus) Andrews.
Sister(s), Audrey L. Andrews.
Bernard enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 2505857.
Bernard was KIA during the Battle of Savo Islands when the USS Quincy sunk on Aug. 9, 1942, 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.
Bernhard 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