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Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant Ralph Paul Ackerman.
Unit/Placed in on, Marine Attack Squadron 233 (VMSB-233), Marine Corps.
Ralph is born in 1920 in Detroit, Michigan.
Father, Paul Ackerman.
Mother, Louise Ackerman.
Ralph enlisted the U.S.Army in Illinois with service number # 294851.
Ralph died when he failed to return, there was never heard of him on Jan. 23, 1943, is honored with a Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Ralph is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html