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Rank and Name, lieutenant Edward Henry Allen.
Unit/Placed in, Scouting Squadron 2 (VS-2), based on the USS Lexington CV-2.
Edward is born on March 2, 1908 in Pekin, North Dakota.
Father, Henry A. Allen .
Mother, Marna N. (Devoe) Allen.
Sister, Elizabeth O. Allen.
Edward enlisted the service in North Dakota with service number # 0-070223.
Edward was KIA when his plane was shot by Enemy Fighters during the Battle of the Coral Sea on March 7, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart with Gold Star, Navy Cross, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Edward is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to http://www.researcheratlarge.com/Ships/Airgroups/CV-2.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html