Rank and Name, Fireman First Class Daniel Ray Arington.
Unit/Placed in, USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) Carrier, United States Navy.
Daniel is born approx. on Dec. 29, 1918 in Haysi, Virginia..
Spouse, Julia (Cooper) Arington.
Daughter, Martha J. Arington.
Daniel enlisted the service in Virginia with service number # 9355137.
Daniel was KIA while supporting the Iwo-Jima Invasion onboard the USS Bunker Hill it was severely damaged by 2 Kamikaze planes on May 11, 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.
Daniel is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/17.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