Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate Third Class Dewey Green Backer.
Unit/Placed in, USS Trigger (SS-237) Submarine, United States Naval Reserve.
Dewey is born approx. on 6 March 1926 in Fulton, Missouri.
Father, Dewey G. Backer Sr.
Spouse, Naomi Ann Backer.
Dewy enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 6690171.
Dewey was KIA when the USS Trigger presumably got sunk by Air and Surface Attacked on 28 March, 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.
Dewey is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/backer-d-g.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.
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
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/