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Austin, Fred Andrew

Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist Mate Second Class Fred Andrew Austin.

Unit/Placed in, Torpedo Squadron 3 (VT-3), United States Navy.


Fred is born approx. on 1921 in Madison County, Tennessee.

Father, James L. Austin.


Fred enlisted the service in Arkansas with service number # 2955308.


Fred was KIA during the Battle of Midway when they were shot by a Japanese Fighter on 4 June 1942, 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.


Fred is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/OnlineLibrary/photos/events/wwii-pac/midway/mid-4k.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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Torpedo Squadron 3 (VT-3)
Douglas TBD Devastator
USS Yorktown (CV-5) Carrier (Base)
Squadron Pilots
Fred Andrew Austin
His rank Aviation Machinst Mate Second Class