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Andrews, Laurin Clements

Rank and Name, Signalman Third Class Laurin Clements Andrews.

Unit/Placed in, USS LST 39, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Laurin is born approx. on Sep. 9, 1929 in North Carolina.

Father, Walter J. Andrews.

Mother, Effie E. (Falk) Andrews.

Sister(s), ??? and Ruby Andrews.

Brother(s), Walter A. and Ralph E. Andrews.

 

Laurin enlisted the service in North Carolina with service number # 6572076.

 

Laurin was KIA when the ammunition loaded on another LST came to exploded on May 21, 1944, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/10/16/160039.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 LST-039 (Landing Tank Ship)
Extinguish the fire onboard
USS LST-039 on fire
USS 039 after the Fire
Aerial view damaged LST-039
His rank Signalman Third Class