Albert P. Rybarczyk

Missing Status

ABMC Burial Unit

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Albert P. Rybarczyk, Aviation Radioman Second Class
World War II
Service #6224029
RankAviation Radioman Second Class, U.S. Navy
UnitUnited States Naval Reserve
Entered Service From
Date of DeathSeptember 9, 1945
Memorialized Walls of the Missing
Manila American Cemetery
Taguig City, Philippines

Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of Petty Officer Rybarczyk were accounted for in 2017. His name remains permanently inscribed on Walls of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery.

Purple Heart

The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who after 5 April 1917 have been wounded or killed in action against an enemy of the United States or an opposing armed force, while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in an armed conflict, as the result of acts of enemy or hostile opposing forces, as a result of terrorist attacks or attacks on peacekeeping forces since 28 March 1973, or by friendly fire in circumstance as described above.

rosetta medal
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.
Purple Heart