Rank and Name, Corporal Albert Francis Azerolo.
Unit/Placed in, 2nd Amphibian Tractor Battalion (Comp.- A), United States Marine Corp.
Albert is born approx. on 7 Feb. 1917 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Father, Paul J. Azerolo.
Mother, Catherine (Garbarino) Azerolo.
Sister(s), Celeste, Rosa A. Mary and Katherine S. Azerolo.
Brother(s), Charles L. Leonard J. and Paul J. Azerolo Jr.
Albert enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 366370.
Albert died of his wounds sustained during the landing on Tarawa and died onboard the USS Monrovia on 20 Nov. 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Albert is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts 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