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Machinist's Mate 2c Martin F. Peluch - MIA

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County: Ward
World War II - MIA
Date of Disappearance: August 23, 1943
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Navy

Died while in MIA status. Lost at sea during an escort mission aboard the destroyer Ingraham. While investigating a collision between the destroyer Buck and a merchant vessel, Ingraham collided with the oil tanker Chemung in heavy fog off the coast of Nova Scotia and sank almost immediately.

Memorialized at the East Coast Memorial in New York.