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Arand, Leroy Edward

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.


Thanks to,

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 Langley (AV-3) Carrier
His rank Machinist's Mate Second Class
Leroy Edward Arand