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Aquino, Anthony Frank

Rank and Name, Chief Yeoman Anthony Frank Aquino.

Unit/Placed in, USS Pillsbury (DD-227) Destroyer, United States Navy.


Anthony is born approx. on 1909 in. Connecticut.

Father, Carmenio Aquino.

Mother, Mary Aquino.

Parents born in Italy.

Brother(s), Vincent and Carmenio Aquino.

Daughter, Edith Marie Aquino.


Anthony enlisted the service in Connecticut with service number # 2067759.


Anthony was KIA when the USS Pillsbury Sunk by a Japanese surface action in the Bali Strait, on March 2, 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.


Anthony is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?138148

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

USS Pillsbury (DD-227) Destroyer
His rank Chief Yeoman