Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Isaac Wesley Keels.
Unit/Placed in, Fighting Squadron 18, Air Group 18 USS Intrepid (CV-11).
Isaac is born approx. on Oct. 9, 1921 in Meckelburg County, North Carolina.
Father, Isaac W. Keels.
Mother, Laura M. (Anderson) Keels.
Sister(s), Laura E. Lillie E. and Nannie E. Keels.
Brother(s), James A. and William P. Keels.
Isaac enlisted the service in North Carolina with service number # 0-146105.
Isaac was KIA when he was on mission to never returned to the ship on Oct. 12, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Isaac is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.wa3key.com/cv11data.html
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