Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Billy Gordon Moore.
Unit/Placed in, USS Pensacola (CA-24) Cruiser, United States Navy.
Billy is born approx. on June 10, 1924 in Alabama.
Father, Melvin C. Moore.
Billy enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 6042391.
Billy was KIA when the USS Pensacola was attacked by various Japanese Planes on Oct. 26, 1942, 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.
Billy is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Crumly Chapel Cemetery, Forestdale, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA.
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