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Arment, Walter Dean

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Walter Dean Arment.

Unit/Placed in, S.S. Jean Nicolet Liberty Ship (former Cargo) .

 

Walter is born approx. on Aug. 12, 1925 in Knox City, Missouri.

Mother, Lizzie (Bell) Arment.

 

Walter enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 3130973.

 

Walter was KIA When the SS Jean Nicolet was Torpedoed by the Japanese Submarine I-8 on July 2, 1944, 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.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Knox City Cemetery, Knox City, Knox County, Missouri, USA.

 

Thanks to, https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?16015

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

Website,

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

SS Jean Nicolet (other Liberty Ship)
Location wreck SS-Jean-Nicolet
Japanese Submarine I-8
He was a Navy Armed Guard
His rank Seaman First Class