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Scott, Burl Down

Rank and Name, Steward’s Mate Second Class Burl Down Scott.

Unit/Placed in, USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.


Burl is born approx. on 1923 in Texas.

Spouse, Mary (Andrews) Scott.

Daughter, Bobbie Faye Scott.


Burl enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 9684817.


Burl was KIA when the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by the Japanese Submarine I-58 in the Philippine Sea on their way to Leyte, on July 30, 1945/died on, 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.


Burl is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.

Burl is also Mentioned at U.S.S. Indianapolis National Memorial, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA.


Thanks to, https://www.ussindianapolis.com/final-crew

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Cruiser
Newspaper art.
His rank Steward's Mate Second Class
Japanese Submarine I-58