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Rank and Name, Fireman Third Class Raymond Alfred Alderman.
Unit/Placed in, USS Yorktown (CV-5) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Raymond was born on, 1924 in Jonben, Raleigh County, West Virginia.
Father, Charles H. Alderman.
Mother, Linda Alderman.
Sisters, Shirley, Ollie and Ethel Alderman.
Brothers, Clinton, Walter and Edward H. Alderman.
Raymond enlisted the Navy in West Virginia with service number # 6580568.
Raymond was KIA during the Battle of Midway when the ship sunk due to a air attack, on May 8, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Raymond is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html