Rank and Name, Boatswain Mate Second Class Thomas Lawrence Armstrong.
Unit/Placed in, USS Ticonderoga (Cv-14) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Thomas is born approx. on no record.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Thomas enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 6235545.
Thomas died of his wounds sustained by the fires when a Kamikaze attacked the USS Ticonderoga near Formosa, (present Taiwan) , on Jan. 21, 1945, 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.
Thomas is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navysite.de/cv/cv14.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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com