Rank and Name, Fireman First Class John Blake Andrews.
Unit/Placed in, USS Peary (DD-226) Destroyer, United States Navy.
John is born approx. on 1914 in Wisconsin.
Father, Adelbert B. Andrews.
Mother, Jessie K. Andrews.
Sister(s), Ruth, Bernice, Ariel, Gladys, Grace and Gertrude Andrews.
Brother(s), James B. and Nathan Andrews.
John enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 3684570.
John was KIA when the USS Peary was attacked and sunk by Japanese Dive Bombers on Feb. 19, 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.
John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/226.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