Rank and Name, Seaman First Class (Armed Guard) Jesus Atencio.
Unit/Placed in, SS H. D. Collier Tanker, United States Naval Reserve.
Jesus is born approx. on 15 March 1921 in New Mexico.
Father, Federico Atencio.
Mother, Ofelia (Peralta) Atencio.
Sister(s), Grace, Gregorita and Teresa Atencio.
Brother(s), Fred Jr. Santa C. Orlando E. Johnnie, Eugene and Phillip E. Atencio Sr.
Jesus enlisted the service in New Mexico with service number # 5535098.
Jesus was KIA when the SS H. D. Collier was torpedoed and shelled by the Japanese Submarine I-26 at the Arabic Sea on March 14, 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.
Jesus is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?37237
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