According to SSDI public records, Vincent R Dombrowski, born November 7, 1916 died November 7, 1976. He lived in New York.


Webmaster's Notes:Vincent R Dombrowski, BM2c was received aboard the WWII Destroyer, USS Sigsbee DD-502, February 2, 1943 at Brooklyn, NY from Receiving Station Long Beach, NY. Vincent served aboard the USS Sigsbee through many battles in the Pacific Ocean including Okinawa Gunto when the USS Sigsbee was struck by a Japanese Kamikaze April 14, 1945. During WWII aboard the USS Sigsbee he earned the following Medals and stars:
Asiatic Pacific - - 10 stars
American Area
Victory Medal
Philippine Liberation - - 1 star.
Vincent was the second longest crewman serving on the USS Sigsbee when Decommissioned, March 31, 1947. In the Pacific, he occasionally came to the Gunners Shack, port side of after steering, to hear us sing country songs and play the guitar. Vince was a friend, a very good shipmate and admired by all who knew him.

Vincent R Dombrowski was buried November 16,1976 at Long Island National Cemetery, Section R Site 2175 Farmingdale, NY. 

Billy Roberts