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Andrews, John Blake

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

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 Peary (DD-226) Destroyer
USS Peary hit
USS Peary hit
USS Peary Memorial
Partial Crew members
His rank Fireman First Class