Rank and Name, Radioman First Class James Elbert Armstrong.
Unit/Placed in, USS Herring (SS-233) Submarine, United States Navy.
James is born approx. on Sep. 23, 1915 in Warren County, Tennessee.
Father, James E. Armstrong.
Mother, Ida E. (Brewer) Armstrong.
Sister(s), Juanita and Frances G. Armstrong.
Brother(s), Purser S. and Jesse A. Armstrong.
James enlisted the service in Mississippi with service number # 2953069.
James was KIA when the Submarine was shot and sunk by shore batteries on June 1, 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.
James is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts 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