Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate Second Class Howard Warren Archer.
Unit/Placed in, USS Growler (SS-215) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.
Howard is born approx. on March 30, 1921 in Chappell, Nebraska.
Father, George D. Archer.
Mother, Pearl L. (Jacobson) Archer.
Sister(s), Ila M. Archer.
Spouse, Katherine M. (Robinson) Archer.
Howard enlisted the service in California with service number # 8780369.
Howard was KIA when the Sub probably got hit by depth charges from Japanese Vessels on Nov. 8, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Howard 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