Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Samuel Ezekiel Axtell.
Unit/Placed in, USS Cabot (CVL-28) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Samuel is born approx. on 28 Jan. 1920 in Greenville, Pennsylvania.
Father, George R. Axtell.
Mother, Sarah E. (Sadie) Axtell.
Sister(s), Anna M. and June G. Axtell.
Brother(s), Howard L. George R. Philip G. and Hearld Axtell.
Spouse, Effie I. Axtell.
Samuel enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 8226185.
Samuel was KIA in the damage from an already shot Kamikaze witch crashed on Nov. 25, 1944, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, 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.
Samuel is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/28.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