Name and Rank, Motor Machinist’s Mate Third Class Samuel Joseph Vulcano.
Unit/Placed in, USS Hull (DD-350) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Samuel was born approx. on 1924 in Pennsylvania.
Father, Frank Volcano.
Mother, Jennie Volcano.
Both parents were from Italy.
Sisters, Jennie and Fanny Volcano.
Brother, Pat Volcano.
Samuel entered the service from Pennsylvania with service number # 8210980.
Samuel J. Vulcano was a Motor Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class in the United States Navy.
Samuel died when the USS Hull sunk during the Typhoon Cobra in the Philippine Sea on Dec. 18, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Thanks to https://www.usshullassociation.org/
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
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/