Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Roy Earl Austin.
Unit/Placed in, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, United States Navy.
Roy is born approx. on 23 May 1921 in Tarrant, Texas.
Father, Benjamin L. Austin.
Mother, Winona B. (Wells) Austin.
Sister(s), Hazel, Cynthia A. Clara B. Myrtle L. Mildred W. and Thelma V. Austin.
Brother(s), William P. Austin.
Roy enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 3564033.
Roy was KIA when the USS Houston was hit by a torpedo and Sunk during the Battle of Sunda Strait on March 1, 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.
Roy 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