Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Second Class David Edward Scott.
Unit/Placed in, USS Langley (AV-3) Carrier, United States Navy.
David is born approx. on 5 Oct. 1915 in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Father, Charles Edward Scott.
Mother, Bernice M. (Jewett) Scott.
Stepson, Rollin Fernald.
Brother(s), C. Richard Scott.
David enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 2015764.
David was KIA when the USS Langley got bombed and Sunk in the Java Sea, on Feb. 27, 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.
David is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/02/01.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/