Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Samuel Preston Goode.
Unit/Placed in, USS Chevalier (DD-451) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Samuel is born approx. on Oct. 11, 1917 in Lexington, Texas.
Father, Robert R. Goode.
Mother, May (Behringer) Goode.
Sister(s), Edith Ellen M. Goode.
Brother(s), Joseph M. Jasper E. and Walter E. Goode.
Samuel enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 3601855.
Samuel was KIA on patrol attacked enemy destroyers, she was hit by several gunfire and a torpedoed from them at Vella Lavella , she was sunk on Okt. 7, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Samuel is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/451.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com