Rank and Name, Seaman First Class DeWitt Talmage Scott Jr.(De Wiit Talmadge Scott Jr).
Unit/Placed in, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, United States Navy United States Navy.
DeWitt is born approx. on 4 March 1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Father, DeWitt Talmage Scott Sr.
Mother, Ethel Mae (Quarl) Scott.
Sister(s), Gloria Frances Scott.
Brother(s), Paul Thomas and Donald Clayton Scott.
DeWitt enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # .
DeWitt was KIA when the USS Houston was attacked by numerous Japanese Planes and they hit at one of the Turrets in the Battle of Sunda Strait, on 1 March 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.
DeWitt is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.usshouston.org/
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/