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Waldron, Wilbur Edward

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.


Thanks to http://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/subs/SS-238.html


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

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


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

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

USS-Wahoo (SS-238) Submarine
Wilbur Edward Waldron
His rank Radioman Third Class