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Andrews, Joseph Stephen

Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate First Class Joseph Stephen Andrews.

Unit/Placed in, USS Wahoo (SS-238) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.


Joseph is born approx. on 1917 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

Father, Joseph Andri.

Mother, Angelina Andri.

Both parents born in Portugal.

Sister(s), Mary Andri.

Spouse, Dorothy Andrews.


Joseph enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 7050901.


Stephen was KIA when the USS Wahoo Sunk by hits from Japanese ships and aircraft in La Pérouse Strait, Hokkaido on 11 October 1943, 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.


Joseph is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/08/08238.htm


Photo courtesy of Mary D. J. Vezina, Veteran Services Investigator, via Sharon (Scriven) Iwanick.

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


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

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

USS-Wahoo (SS-238) Submarine
Joseph Stephen Andrews
His rank Electricians Mate First Class