Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Edward Joseph Aulenbach.
Unit/Placed in, USS Spence (DD-512) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Edward is born approx. on 25 April 1918 in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Spouse, Arlene A. Aulenbach.
Edward enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 9230025.
Edward died when the USS Spence sunk in the Typhoon Cobra, Philippine Sea on Dec 18, 1944, 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.
Edward is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://destroyerhistory.org/fletcherclass/ussspence/
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.
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
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