Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Frank Roy Aten.
Unit/Placed in, SS. Jean Nicolet (Liberty ship), United States Naval Reserve.
Frank is born approx. on 1917 in Ohio.
Father, Leonard A. Aten.
Mother, Anna C. (Young) Aten.
Brother(s), Adrian Aten.
Spouse, Velma R. (Brown) Aten.
Frank enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 8555537.
Frank was KIA when the SS Jean Nicolet was Torpedoed by the Japanese Sub I-8 on 2 July 1944, 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.
Frank is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?16015
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