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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services


Belleau Wood

Monday, October 30, 1944
Kamakaze Attack near Leyte
While patrolling with her task group east of Leyte, BELLEAU WOOD shot down a Japanese suicide plane which fell on her flight deck causing fires which set off ammunition. Before the holocaust could be brought under control 92 men were killed or missing.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 91

Namesort descending Service Branch
Sea 2c Arthur Chapman USN
Sea 2c Marion Clayton USN
Mach Raymond Connell USN
PR 2c Carl Crump USN
WT 2c Harry Darde USN
ARM 1c Robert David USN
Cox John Davie USN
Sea 1c Victor Devarney USN
ARM 2c Robert Drake USN
AOM 2c Louis Drop USN
ARM 3c William Eschuck USN
EM 3c Alfred Fenton USN
Sea 1c John Flematti USN
SF 2c Frederick Fox USN
AMM 3c John Freitas USN
AMM 1c Carlyle Fuglie USN
Cox Carl Gardiner USN
AMM 1c James Gardner USN
ARM 1c John Gorman USN
Sea 1c Harry Hannaman USN