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.
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/