Rank and Name, Torpedo Man’s Mate Third Class William Franklin Armstrong.
Unit/Placed in, USS Morrison (DD-560) Destroyer, United States Navy.
William is born approx. on 1925 in Texas.
Father, C. B. Armstrong.
Mother, Lula Armstrong.
William enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 8409892.
William was KIA when the USS Morrison was attacked and Hit by a Kamikaze on May 4, 1945, 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.
William is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/560.htm
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