Rank and Name, Radioman Second Class Frank Leroy Baer.
Unit/Placed in, USS Laffey (DD-459) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Frank is born approx. on 3 Feb. 1921 in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.
Father, Walter S Baer.
Mother, Georgia C. Baer.
Sister(s), Helen L. Baer.
Brother(s), Max W. and Walter S. Baer Jr.
Frank enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 2436359.
Louis was KIA when the USS Laffey was sunk during the Battle of Guadalcanal, on Nov. 13, 1942, he is honored with the 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.
Frank is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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/