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Armstrong, Arthur

Rank and Name, Carpenter’s Mate Third Class Arthur Armstrong.

Unit/Placed in, 58th Naval Construction Battalion (SeaBee’s), United States Navy.


Arthur is born approx. on Feb. 8, 1916 in Alabama.

Father, Jacob (van Buren) Armstrong.

Mother, Mary W. (Frost) Armstrong.

Sister(s), Verdun L. Armstrong.

Brother(s), James C. Armstrong.

Spouse, Gladys (Duran) Armstrong.


Arthur enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 6053642.


Arthur was wounded during a bombing raid on Aug. 22, 1943, and died of the wounds therefrom on Oct. 4, 1943, he is honored with a Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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


Thanks to, https://books.google.nl/books?id=nuVjDwAAQBAJ&pg=PA118&lpg=PA118&dq=%22walter+f+busby%22&source=bl&ots=GCjU4KJO_5&sig=ACfU3U37C6cZItsi740oeS3qFc8E-qS4mA&hl=en&sa=X&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22walter%20f%20busby%22&f=false

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

58th Construction Battalion (Seabee's)
Arthur Amstrong
His rank Carpenter's Mate Third Class