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Ayer, Edward Newton

Rank and Name, Chief Gunner’s Mate Edward Newton Ayer.

Unit/Placed in, USS Pickerel (SS-177) Submarine, United States Navy.


Edward is born approx. on 13 Aug. 1925 in Mount Dora, Florida.

Mother, Elanor C. Ayer.


Edward enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 3281559.


Edward was KIA when they Sunk (probably) by a depth charge attack off Honshu, Japan on April 3, 1943, 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.


Edward is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Rehoboth Baptist Cemetery, Bowman, Elbert County, Georgia, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/ayer-e-n.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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

USS Pickerel (SS-177) Submarine
Location wreck
His rank Chief Gunner's Mate