Rank and Name, Fireman Second Class John Stanley Antonowicz.
Unit/Placed in, USS Monssen (DD-436) Destroyer, United States Navy.
John is born approx. on 1918 in New Jersey.
Father, John Antonowicz.
Mother, Lilian (Teofila) Antonowicz.
Parents born in Poland.
Sister(s), Anna Antonowicz.
Brother(s), Constatine, John and Jozef Antonowicz.
John enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 2244988.
John was KIA when the USS Monssen was hit by many Shells from the Japanese Navy during the Battle at Guadalcanal (Navy Battle of Savo) 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.
John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
And a Memorial Grave on the Website https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56786644/john-s-antonowicz
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/436.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