Rank and Name, Private First Class Robert Jack Ankele.
Unit/Placed in, 2nd Marine Raider Battalion (F-Comp), 2nd Raider Regiment.
Robert is born approx. on Aug. 31, 1921 in Oak Park, Illinois.
Father, Herman L. Ankele.
Mother, Florence V. Froelich.
Sister(s), June M. Florence M. Ankele.
Robert enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 339959.
Robert was KIA on the Solomons, near Numa-Numa on Nov. 9, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Robert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
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