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Asti, Alexander Patrick

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Alexander Patrick Asti .

Unit/Placed in, USS Juneau (CL-52) Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

Alexander is born approx. on 18 May 1920 in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania.

Father, Marco Asti.

Mother, Mary S. Asti.

Parents born in Italy.

Sister(s), Lena Asti.

Brother(s), Albo and Victor Asti.

 

Alexander enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6521034.

 

Alexander was KIA when the USS Juneau was hit and sunk by the Japanese Submarine I-26 during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on Nov. 13, 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.

 

Alexander 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/04/052/04052.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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

USS Juneau (CL-52) Cruiser
Memorial
Japanese Submarine I-26
Alexander Patrick Asti
His rank Seaman First Class
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