Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Henry Adam Averell.
Unit/Placed in, USS LCS(L)(3)-7 – Landing Craft Support, United States Naval Reserve.
Henry is born approx. on 15 April 1913 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Father, Richard G. Averell.
Mother, Sarah (Carlisle) Averell.
Sister(s), Mary E. Sarah J. and Agnes Averell.
Brother(s), John, Richard, George, Charles B. and Robert L. Averell.
Spouse, Hannah (Duffy) Averell.
Henry enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 9239566.
Henry was KIA when under surprise attack from shore gunfire and kamikaze boats the USS LCS (L)(3)-7 sunk on 16 Feb. 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.
Henry 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