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Arch, Frank William

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Frank William Arch.

Unit/Placed in, USS Monssen (DD-436) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.


Frank is born approx. on 1920 in Pennsylvania.

Mother, Mary Arch.

Born in Yugoslavia.

Sister(s), Bernice Arch.

Brother(s), William Arch.


Frank enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 6140712.


Frank was KIA when the USS Monssen was hit by many Shells from the Japanese Navy during the Battle at Guadalcanal (Navy Battle of Savo) on Nov. 13, 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.


Frank 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/05/436.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

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 Monssen (DD-436) Destroyer
Location USS Monssen
His rank Seaman First Class