Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Tony Ansello.
Unit/Placed in, USS Barton (DD-599) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Tony is born approx. on June 14, 1918 in Cokeburg, Pennsylvania.
Mother, Margaret Ansello.
Born in Italy.
Sister(s), Margarete Ansello.
Brother(s), Frank Ansello.
Tony enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6522936.
Tony was KIA when his ship Sunk after a hit from the Japanese Destroyer Amatsukaze in the Battle of Guadalcanal, on Nov.13, 1942, 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.
Tony is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/599.htm
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