Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Harold Lee Applegate.
Unit/Placed in, USS Mississippi (BB-41) Battleship, United States Navy.
Harold is born approx. on Feb. 23, 1926 in.
Father, Joseph G. Applegate.
Mother, Louis E. (Howe) Applegate.
Sister(s), Iva O. and Iva M. Applegate.
Brother(s), Clon C. Henry H. and Joseph C. Applegate.
Harold enlisted the service in Arkansas with service number # 8443286.
Harold was KIA when shelling the Japanese Defenses on Luzon, the USS Mississippi was hit by a Kamikaze on Jan. 9, 1945, 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.
Harold is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Fort Smith National Cemetery,
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/01/41a.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