Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class John Philip Aronson.
Unit/Placed in, USS Boise (CL-47) Cruiser, United States Navy.
John is born approx. on 1919 in Montana.
Mother, Mary C. Aronson.
Sister(s), Elsie Aronson.
Brother(s), Robert Aronon.
John enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 6603023.
John was KIA when the USS Boise as part of Task Force came under fire from various Japanese Navy vessels and being hit with Gun and Shell Fire several times, during the Battle of Cape Esperance on 11/12 Oct. 1942, 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.
John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Missoula County, Montana, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/04/047/04047.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