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Dabrauskos, Adolphus

Name and Rank, Second Lieutenant Adolphus Dabrauskos.

Unit/Placed in, Ship’s Complement, San Francisco Port of Embark, (SS John Straub) United States Army.


The Transportation Corps

The Transportation Corps is responsible for the movement of personnel and material by truck, rail, air, and sea. Its motto is “Spearhead of Logistics,” and it is currently the third smallest branch of the Army.


 Adolphus was born approx. on May 29, 1921 in Massachusetts.


Father, Joseph Dabrauskos.

Mother, Anna Dasbraukos.

Brother, George Dabraukos.


Adolphus entered  the service from Massachusetts with service number # 11009070.


Adolphus Dabrauskos was a 2nd. Lieutenant onboard the Libertyship SS John Straub .


Adolphus died non Battle when the Liberty ship SS John Straub got hit by (Act of War Torpedo or Mine) on, April 19, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Adolphus is buried at Honolulu Memorial , Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA.


Thanks to https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?137543

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

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

Transportation Corps
SS John Straub (Cargo) Libertyship
SS John Straub sinking
His rank Second Lieutenant