Rank and Name, Seaman First Class John Michael Astarita.
Unit/Placed in, USS Seawolf (SS-197) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.
John is born approx. on 28 March 1924 in New York.
Father, Thomas Astarita.
Mother and Siblings, No Record Available.
John enlisted the service in New York with service number # 8087397.
John died on War Patrol, they Sunk Presumably from friendly fire from the Destroyer USS Rowell on 3 Oct. 1944 on, 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.
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