Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate First Class Philip John Arthur.
Unit/Placed in, USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) Carrier, United States Navy.
Philip is born approx. on 1913 in California.
Father, Sid Arthur.
Mother, Minnie Arthur.
Parents born in Arabia.
Brother(s), Frederick Arthur.
Philip enlisted the service in California with service number # 3776794.
Philip was KIA when the USS Ommaney Bay was struck by a Kamikaze, that sustained in heavy fire’s on Jan. 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.
Philip is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?59770
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