Rank and Name, Painter Third Class Theodore Samuel Arnold.
Unit/Placed in, Construction Battalion 26.
Theodore is born approx. on 1905.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Theodore enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 6227670.
Theodore was KIA when they were unloading two ships with supplies aboard when they were attacked by kamikaze’s off Koli Point on, 7 April, 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.
Theodore is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, 26th Naval Construction Battalion (1942-1943) [PDF, 8.5 MB]
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