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Andrist, Wayne Joy

Rank and Name, Technician Fifth Grade Wayne Joy Andrist.

Unit/Placed in, 50th Engineer Combat Battalion.


Wayne is born approx. on Jan. 28, 1921 in Jaqua Township, Kansas.

Father, Jacob W. Andrist.

Mother, Berenice l. (Smutz) Andrist.

Sister(s), Dorothy U. Deena L. and Mary L. Andrist.

Brother(s), Floyd L. Wilmer E. Harland S. and Darrel A. Andrist.

Spouse, Dorothy E. (Fortmeyer) Andrist.


Wayne enlisted the service in Kansas with service number # 37335103.


Wayne was KIA no record on Oct. 26, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Wayne is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Saint Francis Cemetery, Saint Francis, Cheyenne County, Kansas, USA.


Thanks to,

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


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

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

His unit 50th Engineer Combat Battalion
His rank Technician Fifth Grade
Wayne Joy Andrist