Rank and Name, Private First Class Juanito Armendariz.
Unit/Placed in, 1st Battalion (D-Comp) 1st Marines, United States Marine Corps.
Juanito is born approx. on Dec. 28, 1924 in Ballinger, Texas.
Father, Placido Armendariz.
Mother, Elena Armendariz.
Sister(s), Dalphine, A. Beatrice and Estelle Armendariz.
Brother(s), Vincente, Gilberto and Gilbert Armendariz.
Juanito enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 904785.
Juanito died of his wounds sustained during the fights over landing on Peleliu on Sept. 16, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Juanito 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