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Armbruster, Francis Harry

Rank and Name, Fireman First Class Francis Harry Armbruster.

Unit/Placed in, USS Strong (DD-467) Destroyer, United States Navy.


Francis is born approx. on 1924 in Illinois.

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.


Francis enlisted the service in Florida with service number # 5518272.


Francis was KIA when the USS Strong was torpedoed and Shot by the Japanese Navy, broke in 2 and Sunk at Rice Anchorage on July 5, 1943,  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.


Francis is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://www.cpf.navy.mil/news.aspx/110668


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 Strong (DD-467) Destroyer
190225-O-N0801-001 The number one 5-inch gun from the wreck of USS Sharp (DD 467), which was discovered Feb. 6, 2019, in the Solomon Sea by the expedition crew of Paul G. Allen's research vessel (R/V) Petrel. (Photo courtesy of Paul G. Allen’s Vucan Inc.)
Japanese Destroyer Niizuki
His rank Fireman First Class
Location USS Strong