Rank and Name, Motor Machinist’s Mate Second Class Roy Gordon Arold.
Unit/Placed in, USS Swordfish (SS-193) Submarine, United States Navy.
Roy is born approx. on 17 December, 1921 in Michigan.
Father, Frank Arold.
Mother, Mae Arold.
Born in Canada.
Brother(s), Frank Arold Jr.
Roy enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 3115977.
Roy was KIA when the Sub was Sunk by the Japanese Imperial Navy near the Ryukyu Islands on Jan. 12, 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.
Roy is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/arold-r-g.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