Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Albert Jacob Bacher.
Unit/Placed in, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, United States Navy.
Albert is born approx. on 1922 in Michigan.
Father, Peter Bacher.
Born in Austria.
Mother, Edna M. Bacher.
Sister(s), Frances M. Bacher.
Stepdaughter, Gertrude M. Bacher.
Albert enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 3116425.
Albert was KIA when the USS Houston was attacked by numerous Japanese Planes and got hit at one of the Turrets in the Battle of Makassar Strait, on 1 March 1942, 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.
Albert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.usshouston.org/
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