Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade Richard Arthur Rasmussen.
Unit/Placed in, Patrol Squadron 91 (VP-91) United States Naval Reserve.
Richard is born approx. on 1920 in New York.
Father, Richard A. Rasmussen.
Mother, Henrietta (Schmid) Rasmussen.
Sister(s), Grace E. Rasmussen.
Richard enlisted the service in New York with service number # 0-099763.
Richard ‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a PBY-5 were,
Richard was KIA when they were shot on a Search Mission around the waters of Guadalcanal on 15 Oct. 1942, 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.
Richard is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://vpnavy.com/
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