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Andrews, Edward William

Rank and Name, Fire Controlman Third Class Edward William Andrews.

Unit/Placed in, USS Pensacola (CA-24) Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

Edward is born approx. on 1922 in New York.

Father, William R. Andrews.

Mother, Caroline M. (Meijer) Andrews.

Sister(s), Irene and Pauline Andrews.

 

Edward enlisted the service in New York with service number # 2239109.

 

Edward was KIA when the USS Pensacola was attacked by various Japanese Planes on Oct. 26, 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.

 

Edward is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Greenwood Cemetery, Bellaire, Belmont County, Ohio, USA.

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/04/024/04024.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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

USS Pensacola (CA-24) Cruiser
War Damage from other attack in 1942
USS Pensacola being sunk on Nov. 1948
His rank Fire Controleman Third Class
Edward William Andrews