Cox Stanley John Cieszynski

Cox Stanley John Cieszynski

Delaware, USA
Death 18 Dec 1944
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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Son of Mrs. Josephine Cieszynski.

Stanley, who resided at 325 South Jackson Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Coxswain on the destroyer U.S.S. Monaghan, U.S. Navy during World War II.

The U.S.S. Monaghan, along with the U.S.S. Hull (DD-350) and the U.S.S. Spence (DD-512) sank during Typhoon Cobra off the East Coast of the Philippines during the war.

Only 91 crew members survived this sinking from all three ships.

Stanley was declared "Missing In Action" in the Monaghan's sinking.

He had served in the Navy for two years and four months at the time of his death.

His remains were not recovered.

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Losses & survivors by Ship:

Hull ~ 202 crew members with 62 survivors.
Monaghan ~ 256 crew members with 6 survivors.
Spence ~ 317 crew members with 23 survivors.

Total of those lost: 775
Total survivors: 91

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Bio by: Russ Pickett




  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56775113
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cox Stanley John Cieszynski (unknown–18 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56775113, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .