23 Cassin Young Crewmen Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice for there Country


Killed in Action - July 30, 1945

Smith, Byron S1c


Date of Birth:  17 May-25 making him 20 when he died…


Date of Enlistment: 24 Aug-43  Enlisted from Detroit, MI

Reported Aboard: 31 Dec-43  from Rec. Station Terminal Island


Byron was probably on the main deck when the plane hit. According to the medical officers official report of casualties he had fatal head wounds (fragments)


Final Resting Places:

Buried temporarily on Zamami Shima, Ryuku Retto. 

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific


S1 Byron A Smith