Rank and Name, Private First Class Elkony Albert Allison.
Unit/Placed in, 192nd Tank Battalion.
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 192nd resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Private First Class Allison became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp Cabanatuan, he survived the Bataan Death March.
Elkoney is born approx. on Nov. 25, 1916 in Baxter, Tennessee.
Father, Thomas D. Allison.
Mother, Etta C. (Warren) Alisson.
Sister(s), Maggy M. Allison.
Elkoney enlisted the service in Tennessee with service number # 6972937.
Elkoney died as POW in Camp on June 21, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, POW Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Elkoney is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com