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.
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