Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate Second Class Arthur Delmont Austin.
Unit/Placed in, USS Braine (DD-630), United States Navy.
Arthur is born approx. on 1925 in Stamford, Connecticut.
Father, George F. Austin.
Mother, Laura G. Austin.
Sister(s), Mildred and Evelyn B. Austin.
Brother(s), Albert W. George F. and Kenneth S. Austin.
Arthur enlisted the service in Connecticut with service number # 2074145.
Arthur was KIA when the USS Braine was attacked by 2 Kamikaze plane’s and serious damaged it on May 27, 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.
Arthur is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/630.htm
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