Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Dan Ragsdale Scott.
Unit/Placed in, , USS Duncan (DD-485) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Dan is born approx. on 25 June 1924 in Waco, Texas.
Father, Daniel Ragsdale Scott.
Mother, Ruth (Hooper) Scott.
Sister(s), Martha L, Scott.
Dan enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 3567451.
Dan was KIA during the battle of Cape Esperance, sunk when hit several times, crew tried to beach the ship at Savo Island, but failed on Oct 12, 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.
Dan is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/485.htm
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/