Rank and Name, Carpenter’s Mate Second Class Caswell Watkins Scott Jr.
Unit/Placed in, USS Sims (Destroyer) DD-409, United States Navy.
Caswell is born approx. on 23 March 1915 in Texas.
Father, Caswell Watkins Scott Sr.
Mother, Florence Mattie (Nash) Scott.
Sister(s), Annie Lee, Elizabeth, Marjorie, Mary and Florence Ann Scott.
Caswell enlisted the service in New Mexico with service number # 3598596.
Caswell was KIA when the USS Sims was hit by a Bomb strike at the Battle of Coral Sea on May 7, 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.
Caswell is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.ww2-pacific.com/soldaat/scott-jr-caswell-watkins/
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/