Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate First Class Vernon C. Atterberry.
Unit/Placed in, USS YMS-341, Minesweeper, United states Navy.
Vernon is born approx. on 19 Oct. 1923 in Illinois.
Father, Dewey Atterberry.
Mother, Marjorie I. (Gooding) Atterberry.
Brother(s), Richard W. Atterberry.
Vernon enlisted the service in Illinois with service number # 8753996.
Vernon died when the YMS was foundered off Okinawa during the Typhoon Ida on 16 Sep. 1945, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Vernon is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/11/19341.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
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com