Name And Rank, Motor Machinist’s Mate Third Class Andrey Harold Saarm.
Unit/Placed in, USS Herring (SS-233) Submarine, United States Navy.
Andrey was born approx. on Oct. 18, 1922 in Detroit, Michigan.
Father, Augustus Saarm.
Born in Estonia.
Mother, Ida (Niskanen) Saarm.
Born in Finland.
Sister, Laila Saarm.
Brother, Lev Saarm.
Andrey entered the service from Michigan with service number # 6237627.
Andrey H. Saarm was a Motor Machinist’s Mate 3nd Class in the United States Navy.
Andrey was KIA when the Submarine was shot and sunk by shore batteries on Matua Island, on June 1, 1944, and he is honored with the 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.
Andrey is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Springdale Township Cemetery, Copemish, Manistee County, Michigan, USA.
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
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/