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Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate Third Class Jacob David Alire.
Unit/Placed in, LCVP-8 (Landing Craft Vehicle Personnel) from USS Jupiter AVS-8.
Jacob was born in 1926 in Colorado.
Father, Abel D. Alire.
Mother, Virginia Alire.
Daughter, Roselie Alire.
Brother, Gilbert Alire.
Jacob enlisted the service in Colorado with service number # 6192100.
Jacob died in a accident with a LCVP(capsized) during the landing at Malabang, Philippines in April 4, 1945, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Asian-Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal.
Jacob is buried/mentioned at Courts of the Missing, Honolulu Memorial,
Honolulu, United States.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html