Rank and Name, Chief Quartermaster Earl Miles Robertson Askew.
Unit/Placed in, USS Asheville (PG-21) Gunboat, United States Navy.
Earl is born approx. on 8 March 1908 in Worchester, Massachusetts.
Father, Edward R. Askew.
Mother, Elizabeth G. Askew.
Sister(s), Alice S. Gertrude S. and Helen R. Askew.
Brother(s), Earl R. Askew Jr.
Spouse, Ola May (Edgar) Askew.
Earl enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 2121568.
Earl was KIA when the USS Asheville was attacked by 2 Japanese Destroyers south of Java and Sunk (Indian Ocean) on March 3, 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.
Earl is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/12/09021.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