Jerome Clifford Banfield was the son of West Indies natives, Theotherins (?sp) and Lillian Banfield. He was born abt 1916 in Maine and had an older brother Leonard.
Jerome joined the Navy during World War II. His NOK and wife, Mrs. Eunice Hanna (Martin)Banfield, was notified of his death.
Looking for additional information as to the circumstances of his death - ie, date, place, rank, ship/service station at the time of his death.
Was he on the Orestes when it was assaulted 30 Dec 1944?