Name and Rank, Boatswain’s Mate Second Class Harry L. Baack.
Unit/Placed in, USS Mississippi (BB-41) Battleship, United States Navy United States Naval Reserve.
Harry was born approx. on 1921 in Holland, Minnesota.
Father, Louis Baack.
Mother, Marie K.(Bultmann) Baack.
Sisters, Leona, Minnie, Sophia and Marie Baack.
Brothers, Will and Louis Baack.
Harry entered the service from Iowa with service number # 6200444.
Harry L. Baack was a Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class in the United States Navy.
Harry was KIA when in Turret Nr. 2 an explosion occurred on 20 Nov. 1943, and he is honored with the Purple Heart , Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Harry is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com