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Baer, Philip Emanuel

Rank and Name, Pharmacist’s Mate Second Class Philip Emanuel Baer.

Unit/Placed in, USS South Dakota (BB-57) Battleship, United States Naval Reserve.


Philip is born approx. on 27 March 1922 in Contra Costa, California.

Father, Emanuel H. Baer.

Mother, Anna C. (Davenport) Baer.

Spouse, Jeanette (Olsen) Baer.


Philip enlisted the service in California with service number # 3771554.


Philip died when a working party was hoisting ammunition aboard the USS South Dakota when a tank exploded on 9 May 1945, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Philip is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, https://southdakotabattleship.org/

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

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

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Buried on Sea
USS South Dakota (BB-57) Battleship
Crew (part)
Philip Emanuel Baer
His rank Pharmacist Mate Second Class
Shell shots Okinawa
Shell shots Okinawa
Shell shots Okinawa