Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Third Class James Christ Androff.
Unit/Placed in, USS Brownson (DD-518) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
James is born approx. on 1923 in Illinois.
Father, Christ Androff.
Born in Bulgaria.
Mother, Mary Androff.
Born in Austria.
Sister(s), Dorothy and Virginia Androff.
Brother(s), Louis, Joseph, Robert, and Milton Androff.
James enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 6699013.
James was KIA when a Japanese Plane Dropped 2 Bombs, after a big explosion the Ship sank on Dec. 26, 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.
James 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