Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Leroy Edward Arand.
Unit/Placed in, USS Langley (AV-1) Carrier, United States Navy.
Leroy is born approx. on 1912 in Ohio.
Father, Arthur L. Arand.
Mother, Catherine L. (Miller) Arand.
Sister(s), Flora and Elizabeth B.J. Arand.
Leroy enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 2795932.
Leroy was KIA when the USS Langley got bombed and Sunk in the Java Sea, on Feb. 27, 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.
Leroy is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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