Rank and Name, Chief Carpenter’s Mate Brainerd Wells Andrews.
Unit/Placed in, USS Arizona (BB-39) Battleship, United States Navy.
Brainerd is born approx. on Aug. 31, 1910 in Roxbury, Vermont.
Father, Homer G. Andrews.
Mother, Eva E. (Bell) Andrews.
Sister(s), Sierra L. Andrews.
Brother(s), George N. ???, George W. Turance W. Viktor H. and ??? Andrews.
Brainerd enlisted the service in Vermont with service number # 2122576.
Brainerd was KIA during the Japanese Air Raid on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, 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.
Brainerd is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He is also Mentioned at USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/01/39a.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