Rank and Name, Lieutenant Leroy Floyd Armstrong.
Unit/Placed in, Torpedo Squadron 16 (VT-16), Based on the USS Lexington (CV-16) Carrier United States Navy.
Leroy is born approx. on March 7, 1918.
Father, Samuel E. Armstrong.
Mother, Emma (Siebenmorgan). Armstrong.
Brother(s), Archie E. and Samuel E. Armstrong.
Spouse, Gladys L. Armstrong.
Leroy enlisted the service in Kansas with service number # 0-084332.
Leroy died in a Training accident at the Fiji Islands on Aug. 24, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Leroy 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