Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Buford Young Arney.
Unit/Placed in, USS Capelin (SS-289) Submarine, United States Navy.
Buford is born approx. on May 22, 1925 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Father, Ben R. Arney.
Mother, Mary M. (Patrick) Arney.
Buford enlisted the service in Arizona with service number # 5558732.
Buford was KIA cause unknown on Dec. 2, 1943, 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.
Buford is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/arney-b-y.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