Rank and Name, Boatswain Mate Second Class Aaron Eugene Scott.
Unit/Placed in, USS Preston (DD-379) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Aaron is born approx. on 1918 in Iowa.
Father, Harry Irvin Scott.
Mother, Faye Florence (King) Scott.
Sister(s), Wanda Genevieve and Jean Daphna Scott.
Brother(s), Robert Albert Scott.
Spouse, Henrietta Scott.
Aaron enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 3213040.
Aaron was KIA when the USS Preston sank during the Guadalcanal campaign after taking several hits from Japanese warships on 14 Nov. 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.
Aaron is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and Europe 1940-1945 on Facebook.
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/