Rank and Name, Storekeeper Third Class John Wilson Bachert.
Unit/Placed in, USS Langley (AV-3) Carrier, United States Navy.
John is born approx. on 1923 in Louisiana.
Father, John H. Bachert.
Mother, Juli M. (Poimboeuf) Bachert.
Sister(s), Mildred A and Clara B. Bachert.
Brother(s), Milton B. Bachert.
John enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 2744370.
John was KIA when the USS Langley got bombed and Sunk in the Java Sea, on Feb. 27, 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.
Manila is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/02/01.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
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