Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Lawrence Edmond Aubuchon Jr.
Unit/Placed in, SS Lewis L. Dyche (Libertyship), United States Naval Reserve.
SS Lewis L. Dyche was loaded with bombs and fuses for the Pacific Ocean theater of World War II in San Francisco.
Lawrence is born approx. on 10 April 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Father, Lawrence B. Aubuchon Sr.
Mother, Grace P. (Payeur) Aubucon.
Sister(s), Betty Lee E. Aubuchon.
Brother(s), Robert J. aubuchon.
Lawrence enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 3384396.
Lawrence was KIA when a kamikaze crashed on the SS Lewis and the ammunition exploded on 4 Jan. 1945, 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.
Lawrence is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Lewis_L._Dyche#World_war_2
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
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