Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Robert Jack Aquavella Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Brownson (DD-518) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Robert is born approx. on 1924 in New York.
Father, Robert Aquavella.
Born in Italy.
Mother, Maggie Aquvella.
Sister(s), Anna Aquavella.
Robert enlisted the service in New York with service number # 7092399.
Robert was KIA when a Japanese Plane Dropped 2 Bombs, after a big explosion the Ship sank on Dec. 26, 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.
Robert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/DD-518.html
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