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Angle, John Joseph

Rank and Name, Shipfitter Third Class John Joseph Angle.

Unit/Placed in, USS Achilles (LST-455/ARL-41) Tank Landing Craft Repair Ship, United States Naval Reserve.


John is born approx. on 1915 in Tennessee.

Father, Charles J. Angle.

Mother, Virginia H. Angle.

Sister(s), Helen L. Angle.

Brother(s), Charles L. Angle.

Spouse, Jaqueline R. Angle


John enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 8678736.


John was KIA during the Invasion of the Philippines when the USS Achilles was hit by a Kamikaze, on Nov. 12, 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.


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

He also has a Memorial Grave at Lynnhurst Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA.


Thanks to, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

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


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

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

USS Achilles (ARL-41) Repairship
His rank Ship Fitter Third Class