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Albertson, Wallace Marshall

Rank and Name, Electrician´s Mate Second Class Wallace Marshall Albertson.

Unit/placed in, USS Langley(CV-1) ) (Seaplane Tender) Carrier, United States Navy.


Wallace was born  on Sep. 20, 1919 in Mathews County, Virginia.


Father, Lee Albertson.

Mother, Pearl M. (Marshall) Albertson.

Sisters, Pauline and Catharine Albertson.  

Brother, Harry Albertson.


Wallace entered  the Service from Virginia with service number # 2659230.



Wallace was KIA  when the ship was attacked and bombed and Sunk by the Japanese Navy, on Feb. 27, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


Wallace is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/01.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/ 

USS Langley (AV-3) Seaplane Tender, Carrier
Mitsubishi 4M attack Bomber (Flying Cigar)
Japanese USS Soryu
Japanese USS Hiryu
Japanese USS Kaga
His rank Electrician's Mate Second Class