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Atkinson, William

Rank and Name, Lieutenant William Atkinson.

Unit/Placed in, USS Mississinewa (AO-59) Axillary Oiler, United States Naval Reserve.


William is born approx. on 1924 in Virginia.

Father, William Atkinson.

Mother, Mary L. Atkinson.

Daughter, Betty A. Atkinson.


William enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 0-088736.


William was KIA when the USS Mississinewa was attacked Sunk by a Japanese Kaiten (manned suicide Torpedo) of Ulithi Lagoon on Nov. 20, 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.


William is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/AO-59.html


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


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

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

USS Mississinewa (AO-59) Auxillary Tanker
Japanese Kaiten
USS Mississinewa burnig
USS Mississinewa sunk
His rank Lieutenant