Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Joe Boone Cain.
Unit/Placed in, Liberty Ship SS Peter Sylvester (Cargo), United States Naval Reserve.
Joe is born. On 3 Dec. 1916 in Gainesville, Georgia.
Father, Hershel Pine Cain.
Mother, Daisey Lee (Tankersley) Cain.
Sister(s), Gaynelle, Clara B. and Jessie M. Cain.
Spouse, Cyrine (Bowen) Cain.
Joe enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 8322374.
Joe was KIA on route to Ceylon from Australia when the SS Peter Sylvester was torpedoed by the U-862 and sunk on 6 Feb. 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Joe is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.ww2-pacific.com/soldaat/cain-joe-boone/
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com 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
WW2 Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Medals Forum, https://www.usmilitariaforum.com/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/
WordPress en/of Wooncommerce oplossingen, https://www.siteklusjes.nl/
Military Recovery, https://www.dpaa.mil/