Name and Rank, Seaman Second Class Courtland Phillip Saaf.
Unit/Placed in, USS Juneau (CL-52) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.
Courtland was born approx. on 1924 in New York.
Stepfather, Francis J. Cambell.
Mother, Analyne Cambell.
Courtland entered the service from New York with service number # 6000770.
Courtland P. Saaf was a Seaman Second Class in the United States Navy.
Courtland was KIA when the USS Juneau was hit and sunk by a Torpedo from the Japanese Submarine I-26 during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on Nov. 13, 1942, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Courtland is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila,
National Capital Region, Philippines.
Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/04/052/04052.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
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