*last update 4/1/2019

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - J surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Janssen, Clarence L. X    

Charles Francis Jurovich was born Aug. 29, 1921 to Mike and Josephine Jurovich. He died Nov. 13, 1943 and is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Petty Officer Jurovich served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Denver (CL-58) and was KIA during a heavy air attack off Cape Torokina, Solomon Islands when the Denver was hit by an aerial torpedo and 20 of her men were killed. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Apr 2019

 

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