Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Frederick Lester Auchard.
Unit/Placed in, USS Lagarto (SS-371) Submarine, United States Navy.
Frederick is born approx. on 24 July 1921 in May Day Township, Kansas.
Father, Francis E. Auchard.
Mother, Elizabeth J. (Dwyer) Auchard.
Sister(s), Esther E. and Glenna M. Auchard.
Brother(s), Edward D. and Clarence D. Auchard.
Spouse, Ruth G. (Wiren) Auchard.
Frederick enlisted the service in Kansas with service number # 0-257513.
Frederick was KIA when the USS Lagarto was attacked and sunk by Depth Charges from the Japanese Minelayer Hatsutaka near Siam on May 4, 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.
Frederick is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also had a Memorial Grave at Woodston Cemetery, Woodston, Rooks County, Kansas, USA.
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