Rank and Name, Motor Machinist’s Mate First Class Svend John Rasmussen.
Unit/Placed in, Uss Pickerel (SS-177) Submarine, United States Navy.
Svend is born approx. on 8 Juni 1912.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Spouse, Gertrude Rasmussen.
Svend enlisted the service in District of Columbia with service number # 2562780.
Svend was KIA when the USS Pickerel (propbarly) was Sunk off Honshu by a Depth Charge on 3 April 1943, 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.
Svend is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.oneternalpatrol.com/rasmussen-s-j.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