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
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/