Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Edward Laurance Andril.
Unit/Placed in, USS Johnston (DE-557) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Edward is born approx. on Nov. 4, 1926 in Alameda, California.
Mother, ??? Geas.
Spouse, Normale (Heffer) Andril.
Edward enlisted the service in California with service number # 5656752.
Edward was KIA when the USS Johnston sunk in the Battle off Samar, on Oct 25, 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.
Edward is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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