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Smith, Addison Franklin

Rank and Name, Chief Quartermaster Addison Franklin Smith.

Unit/Placed in, USS Kidd (DD-661) Destroyer, United States Navy.

 

Addison is born approx. on 2 Feb. 1921 in Cambridge, Ohio.

Father, Wilfred B. Smith.

Mother, Helen L. (Woods) Smith.

Spouse, Louise Lois (Roberts) Smith.

 

Addison enlisted the service in California with service number # 3821951.

 

Addison was KIA when an enemy plane crashed on the USS Kidd and took 38 dead’s and wounding 55 on 11 April 1945, 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.

 

Addison is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to, https://navy.togetherweserved.com/usn/servlet/tws.webapp.WebApp?cmd=ShadowBoxProfile&type=Person&ID=332314&source=fold3

http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/661.htm

Smith, Addison Franklin

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Buried on Sea
USS Kidd (DD-661) Destroyer
Addison Franklin Smith
His rank Chief Quartermaster