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Bachleda, Edward Joseph

Rank and Name, Radarman Third Class Edward Joseph Bachleda.

Unit/Placed in, USS Cooper (DD-695) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.


Edward is born approx. on 16 Sep. 1923.

Father, Frank Bachleda.


Edward enlisted the service in Wisconsin with service number # 8692204.


Edward was KIA when the USS Cooper was sunk by the Japanese Destroyer Take at The Battle for Ormoc Bay on Dec. 3, 1944, 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.


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

Walls of the missing.

Edward also has a Memorial Grave at Saint Josephs Cemetery, Rice Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/695.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

USS Cooper (DD-695) Destroyer
His rank Radarman Third Class
Japanese Destroyer Take