Ens John Haynes Horlick

Ens John Haynes Horlick

Birth
Death 29 Nov 1944 (aged 22)
Eastern Visayas, Philippines
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 51180610 · View Source
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John, who resided at 803 Augusta Road, Wilmington, Delaware, served as an Ensign on the U.S.S. Aulick (DD-569), U.S. Navy during World War II.

The Aulick, while on antisubmarine patrol in the east entrance to Leyte Gulf, was attacked by 6 Japanese planes. Metal fragments, from this attack, killed several men on the bridge and flying bridge. Altogether a total of 31 men were killed, 64 were wounded, and 1 was missing.

John was "Killed In Action" in this attack during the war.

He had served in the Navy for two years and two months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 15 Apr 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 51180610
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ens John Haynes Horlick (2 May 1922–29 Nov 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 51180610, citing Wilmington and Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .