Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Jesse Leo Appel.
Unit/Placed in, USS Pompano (SS-181) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.
Jesse is born approx. on June 27, 1922 in Evansville, Indiana.
Father, Albert Appel.
Mother, Martha Appel.
Sister(s), Martha Appel.
Brother(s), Woodrow W. Albert, Donald, Harold, Henry, Paul and Albert Appel Jr.
Jesse enlisted the service in Indiana with service number # 6264414.
Jesse was KIA when the Submarine was lost at sea, cause unknown on Sep. 17, 1943, 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.
Jesse is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/appel-j-l.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