Rank and Name, Mess Attendant Second Class Herbert Joseph Arvan.
Unit/Placed in, USS Grunion (SS-216) Submarine, United States Navy.
Herbert is born approx. on 1 May, 1924 in Louisiana.
Father, Delton J. Arvan.
Mother, Leona Arvan.
Brother(s), Fulton Arvan.
Herbert enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 6441053.
Herbert was KIA when the Sub was attacked by the armed Japanese Freighter Kano Maru near the Harbor Entrance from Kiska on July 30, 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.
Herbert is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/01/45a.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