Rank and Name, Steward’s Mate First Class Esteban Antes.
Unit/Placed in, Naval Radio Station Cavite.
Esteban is born in approx. on Feb. 19, 1902 in the Philippines.
Parents and Siblings no record available.
Esteban enlisted the service in the Philippines with service number # 4979860.
Esteban was KIA at NAS Cavite defending Philippine soil against the Japanese Occupation on Dec. 12 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, Army & Air Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Esteban is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navy-radio.com/commsta/cavite.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
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com