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Baca, Elue, Baca

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Elue Baca Baca.

Unit/Placed in, USS Mississippi (BB-41) Battleship, United States Naval Reserve.


Elue is born approx. on 20 Nov. 1923 in La joya, New Mexico.

Father, Orfelia Baca.

Mother, Selfa Baca.

Sister(s), Cora and ???? Baca.

Brother(s), Levi E. Abraham, Fermin, Jim S. Adam and Jose Baca.


Elue enlisted the service in New Mexico with service number # 8896126.


Elue was KIA (probably) died of his wounds when they returned fire to the Japanese Defenses on Luzon, Because they fired on the USS Mississippi but later was hit by a Kamikaze on Jan. 9, 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.


Elue is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/01/41a.htm


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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

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

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


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

Buried on Sea
USS Mississippi (BB-41) Battleship
Link to Memorial Website
His rank Seaman Second Class