Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Theodore John Artowicz.
Unit/Placed in, USS De Haven (DD-469) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Theodore is born approx. on 1924 in New York.
Father, John Artowicz.
Mother, Anna Artowicz.
Parents born in Poland.
Sister(s), Owanda Artowicz.
Brother(s), Stanley Artowicz.
Theodore enlisted the service in New York with service number # 7061925.
Theodore was KIA in the Battle of Savo, near Guadalcanal when the USS De Haven was bombed by Japanese Planes and sunk on Feb. 1, 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,
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/469.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