Name and Rank, Radioman Third Class Wilbur Edward Waldron.
Unit/Placed in, USS Wahoo (SS-238) Submarine, United States Navy.
Wilbur was born approx. on Aug. 30, 1923 in Hingham, Massachusetts.
Father, Happy Waldron.
Mother, May Waldron.
Sisters, Florence and Cynthia Waldron.
Wilbur entered the service from Michigan with service number # 3116448.
Wilbur E. Waldron was a Radioman 3rd Class in the United States Navy.
Wilbur E. Waldron was KIA when the USS Wahoo Sunk by hits from Japanese ships and aircraft in La Pérouse Strait, Hokkaido on 11 October, and he is honored with the 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.
Wilbur is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
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/