Rank and Name, Radioman Third Class Fred Charles Averill Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Barbel (SS-316) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.
Fred is born approx. on 5 Jan. 1924 in Grandville, Michigan.
Father, Fred C. Averill Sr.
Mother, Gladys E. Averill.
Sister(s), Ruth Ann Averill.
Fred enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 6230384.
Fred was KIA when the USS Barbel was Attacked by a Japanese Airplane was hit and Sunk on Feb. 4, 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.
Fred is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/averill-f-c.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