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CEM John Joseph Borowicz
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Birth: unknown
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1942, At Sea

Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until November 25, 1945.

Husband of Mary Winifred Borowicz.

John served as a Chief Electrician's Mate, U.S.S. Pillsbury (DD-227), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Pennsylvania prior to the war.

John was declared "Missing In Action" when the Pillsbury was overtaken south of Java by two Japanese cruisers of Cruiser Division 4. She was engaged by Takao and Atago, and at 21:02 sank with the loss of all hands.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 2338497

Commander of the Pillsbury:
LCDR Harold Clay "Froggy" Pound

( Bio by: Russ Pickett
 
Note: Entered the service from Pennsylvania.
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56766816
CEM John Joseph Borowicz
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CEM John Joseph Borowicz
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CEM John Joseph Borowicz
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Added by: Paul Hyde Schott
 
 
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- JimO
 Added: Apr. 2, 2015

- Sharon
 Added: Mar. 27, 2014

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Mar. 21, 2014
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