Rank and Name, Fireman First Class Manuel Domonic Badilla.
Unit/Placed in, USS Arizona (BB-39) Battleship, United States Navy.
Manuel is born approx. on 16 May 1921 in Long Beach, California.
Father, Manuel Badilla.
Mother, Sally C. (Johnson) Badilla.
Sister(s), Margaret C. Badilla.
Manuel enlisted the service in California with service number # 3821160.
Manuel was KIA during the Japanese Air Raid on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, 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.
Manuel is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Manuel is also mentioned at USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.
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/