Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Carl Leonard Wilson.
Unit/Placed in, , USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Carl is born approx. on 10 Dec. 1925 in Missouri.
Father, Jesse C. Wilson.
Mother, Cora A. Wilson.
Sister(s), Fern and Elsie Wilson.
Brother(s), Woodrow, Vernon, Billie, Bobby and Stanley Wilson.
Carl enlisted the service in Missouri with service number # 9566496.
Carl was KIA when the ship got hit by a Kamikaze strike near Leyte , on Oct. 30, 1944, 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.
Carl is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Carl also has a Memorial Grave at Sugar Creek Cemetery, Rushville, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/24.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
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/