Rank and Name, Pharmacist’s Mate Second Class John Joseph Arcisz.
Unit/Placed in, USS Blessman (APD-48) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
John is born approx. on 1921 in Massachusetts.
Father, Anthony Arcisz.
Mother, Mary Arcisz.
Sister(s), Helen Arcisz.
Brother(s), Bruno, and Joseph J. Arcisz.
John enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 6067330.
John was KIA when USS Blessman was bombed by a Japanese Bomber near Iwo Jima on Feb. 18, 1945, 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.
John is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/ships/APD/APD-48_Blessman.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