Rank and Name, Seaman First Class James Nick Aquino.
Unit/Placed in, USS Juneau (CL-52) Cruiser, United States Navy.
James is born approx. on 1920 in New York.
Father, Louis Aquino.
Mother, Ida Aquino.
Parents born in Italy.
Sister(s), Anna, Concetta and Annia Aquino.
Brother(s), Anthony and Domenick Aquino.
James enlisted the service in New York with service number # 2237566.
James was KIA when the USS Juneau was hit and sunk by the Japanese Submarine I-26 during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on Nov. 13, 1942/died on, 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.
James is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/04/052/04052.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