Rank and Name, Lieutenant Commander John Hord Armstrong Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Jarvis (DD-393) Destroyer, United States.
John is born approx. on Oct. 6, 1907 in Flemingsburg, Kentucky.
Father, John H. Armstrong.
Mother, Elizabeth (Steele) Armstrong.
Brother(s), Watson A. Armstrong.
Spouse, Martha M. (Alvord) Armstrong.
John enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 0-063388.
John was KIA during the Battle of Savo, when the USS Jarvis was attacked by a lot of Japanese Forces, Torpedoed it spilt and sunk on Aug. 9, 1942, 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.
John 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