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Drew, George Stanley

Rank and Name, Storekeeper Second Class George Stanley Drew.

Unit/Placed in, USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Carrier ,United States Navy.

Storekeeper is one of the oldest Navy ratings, Storekeepers are tasked with maintaining ship or company military supply stores. Their responsibilities generally include purchasing and procurement, shipping and receiving, and issuing of equipmenttools, consumable items or anything else obtained through the Naval Supply System.

 

George is born approx. on 14 May 1923 in Wisconsin.

Father, George A. Drew.

Mother, Effie R. (James) Drew.

Sister(s), Hazel M. and Edna W. Drew.

Brother(s), Benjamin M. Drew.

 

George enlisted the service in Wisconsin with service number # 3004356.

 

George was KIA when the Japanese Submarine I-175 Torpedoed the USS Liscome Bay on 24 Nov. 1943, 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.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Moundville Cemetery, Endeavor, Marquette County, Wisconsin, USA.

 

Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and 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

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

Website,

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

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

USS Liscome Bay (CVE56) Carrier
USS Liscome Bay struck by Japanese Torpedoes
USS Liscome Bay onfire after been hit
Japanese Submarine I-175
His rank Storekeeper Second Class