USS Samuel Roberts DE 413

USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS DE 413

Photographed from USS Walter C. Wann (DE-412) in October 1944,
a week or two before she was lost in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, Battle off Samar on 25 October 1944.
Wearing measure 32/22D camouflage

Photo 1  |  Photo 2  |  Photo 3

U.S. Naval Historical Center Photo #: NH 96011
 


USN Presidential Citation Ribbon
Presidential Unit Citation

25 Oct 1944 - DE 413 was lost to surface action by Japanese warships during the
Battle of Leyte Gulf, Battle off Samar, Philippine Islands.

94 men lost

Gone But Never Forgotten

25 October 1944
Russell Abair, Jr. S 1/C
Albert L. Abramson S 2/C
Wilber E. Anderton RdM 3/C
Francis P. Bard WT 3/C
Harold Barrett S 2/C
Ray E. Bartlett F 1/C
Fred W. Bates S 2/C
Richard A. Bingaman F 1/C
Norbert F. Brady MM 3/C
Lloyd C. Braun MM 2/C
Vernon R. Butler St 3/C
William F. Butterworth, Jr. F 2/C
Joseph W. Cadarette, Jr. BM 2/C
Paul Henry Carr GM 3/C
Robert P. Cummings MM 3/C
John K. Davis S 2/C
John H. DeBellis F 1/C
Ralph Decubellis F 1/C
Elroy Downs S 2/C
Cecil First StM 1/C
Albert H. Freye MM 3/C
Leonard N. Gallerini S 2/C
J. C. Goggins Cox
Leonard S. Goldstein S 2/C
Martin C. Gonyea PhM 3/C
John R. Gray EM 2/C
Joseph F. Green SK 2/C
James A. Gregory S 1/C
John J. Groller GM 3/C
Frederick A. Grove CWT
Justin C. Haag MM 2/C
Woodrow W. Harris S 1/C
Donald R. Hausman GM 3/C
Hubert B. Hawkins S 2/C
Troy T. Hodges F 1/C
Enoch Hood S 2/C
Jacob D. Kensler F 1/C
Fred Kilburn S 1/C
Charles E. Knisley S 1/C
Chester P. Kupidlowski F 1/C
Lewis C. Kyger F 2/C
John S. Le Clercq, Ill Lt.(jg)
Joseph Lecci F 1/C
Herman J. Levitan F 1/C
John Locke, Jr. S 1/C
Louis V. Longo F 1/C
Shirley R. Macon CGM
Edward M. Maher RM 3/C
Thomas J. Mazura SM 3/C
George H. Merritt FC 3/C
Herman E. Meyer F 1/C
Mike Miller GM 2/C
John J. Moran MM 1/C
William C. Mort WT 3/C
Steve Mudre S 1/C
Charles W. Natter SM 3/C
John J. Newmiller S 2/C
Dudley B. O'Connor, Jr. WT 2/C
Clarence E. Oliver MM 3/C
Joseph Orlowski S 2/C
Jerry G. Osborne WT 1/C
John J. Paone S 2/C
Hilon R. Pierson CMM
Leopold P. Riebenbauer ENS
Charles A. Ross S 2/C
John T. Rozzelle S 1/C
Arthur E. Saylor, Jr. F 1/C
Darl H. Schafer CM 2/C
Harold K. Scott S 1/C
Russell W. Shaffer S 2/C
Charles N. Smith CMM
Melvin L. Spears S 2/C
Gilbert J. Stansberry S 2/C
Charles Staubach CEM
William E. Stovall S 2/C
Fred A. Strehle SC 1/C
John J. Sullivan, Jr. EM 3/C
Willard A. Thurmond S 1/C
Herbert W. Trowbridge LT
George P. Ulickas MM 2/C
Percy H. Wallace S 1/C
James K. Weaver EM 2/C
Thomas R. Wetherald MM 1/C
Cloy W. Wethington MM 2/C
Charles J. Wilson S 2/C
Frank M. Zaleski S 2/C
John R. Zunac F 1/C

26 October 1944
Robert W. Fickett S 2/C

27 October 1944
Eugene Wagner F 1/C

28 October 1944
Tulilo J Serafini CRM
 

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