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MM3C Vincent Edward Astyk

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MM3C Vincent Edward Astyk

Birth
Death
10 Mar 1944
At Sea
Burial
Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot
Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID
56287442 View Source

Vincent served as a Machinist's Mate, Third Class, U.S.S. Leopold, (DE-319), U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

He resided in Buffalo, Erie County, New York prior to the war.

The Leopold, while on a convoy mission from New York City to England, was hit by a torpedo from German submarine U-255 and sank south of Iceland in the North Atlantic during the war.

Vincent was declared "Missing In Action" in this sinking.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 235290

170 others were lost during this attack on the Leopold including also from Erie County, New York:

Ayrault, George ~ Ltjg
Currey, Francis Patrick ~ SM3C
Ohar, John ~ S2C
Ott, Harry W ~ EM2C

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Vincent served as a Machinist's Mate, Third Class, U.S.S. Leopold, (DE-319), U.S. Coast Guard during World War II.

He resided in Buffalo, Erie County, New York prior to the war.

The Leopold, while on a convoy mission from New York City to England, was hit by a torpedo from German submarine U-255 and sank south of Iceland in the North Atlantic during the war.

Vincent was declared "Missing In Action" in this sinking.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 235290

170 others were lost during this attack on the Leopold including also from Erie County, New York:

Ayrault, George ~ Ltjg
Currey, Francis Patrick ~ SM3C
Ohar, John ~ S2C
Ott, Harry W ~ EM2C

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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