Rank and Name, Seaman First Class David Zack Andrews Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, United States Navy.
David is born approx. on 1923 in Louisiana.
Father, David C. Andrews.
Mother, Mary (Lazarus) Andrews.
Sister(s), Ida L. and Bessie Andrews.
David enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 2745033.
David was KIA when the USS Houston was hit by a torpedo and Sunk during the Battle of Sunda Strait on March 1, 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.
David 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 Gibsland Cemetery, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, USA.
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