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Albert John Busky

Birth
Death 7 May 1942
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 161564127 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until May 8, 1943, 1 year and 1 day after he went missing as was the custom.

Albert served as a Gunner's Mate Third Class, U.S.S. Neosho (AO-23), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Hartford County, Connecticut prior to the war.

Albert was declared "Missing In Action" when the Neosho received seven direct hits and a suicide dive by one Japanese bomber during the war. The Neosho held on for 4 more days before it eventually sank.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 2072315

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: Janice Hollandsworth
  • Added: 23 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161564127
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert John Busky (unknown–7 May 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161564127, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .