Rank and Name, Ensign Robert Allen Austin.
Unit/Placed in, USS Vincennes (CA-44) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.
Robert is born approx. on 3 Sep. 1917 in New York.
Father, Harlow A. Austin.
Mother, Anna M. Austin.
Sister(s), Helene E. Austin.
Robert enlisted the service in New York with service number # 0-104122.
Robert was KIA when the USS Vincennes was burning and shelled till she sunk at Iron Bottom Sound on 9 Aug. 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.
Robert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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