Eroni Kumana

 

 

 

Age: 93

 

Summary: Pacific Islander fisherman who rescued Navy Lt. John F. Kennedy and members of his PT-109 crew nearly a week after their boat had been destroyed by a Japanese warship in the Solomon Islands on August 5-6, 1943.

 

 

Cause of Death: Undisclosed causes

 

Born: 1921

 

Died: August 2, 2014

 

Location: Kongu, Ranongga Island