Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Paul Wesley Prescott.
Unit/Placed in, USS Vincennes (CA-44) Cruiser, United States Nav.
Paul is born approx. on 1924 in Arkansas.
Father, Joseph Henry Prescott.
Mother, Ola (Moody) Prescott.
Sister(s), Lola Mae Prescott.
Brother(s), Eugene Henry and Delmer J. Prescott.
Paul enlisted the service in Arkansas with service number # 3469200.
Paul was KIA when the USS Vincennes was shot in the most vulnerable places and sunk in the Battle of Savo Island, 9 Aug. 1942/died on, 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.
Paul is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/