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Alm, Frederick Earl

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Frederick Earl Alm.

Unit/Placed in, USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Frederick is born approx. on 1924 in Gladstone, Michigan.

Father, Earl C. Alm.

Mother, Lily D. (Wahl) Alm.

Sister(s), Margret Alm.

 

Frederick enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 8689806.

 

Frederick was KIA when the USS Gambier Bay in “taffy 3” was severe damaged was sunk by the Japanese Navy in the Battle of Samar on Oct. 25, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to,

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

Website,

Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

 

 

 

 

 

USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73) Carrier
Battle of Samar
Battle of Samar
Painting USS Gambier Bay during the Battle of Samar.
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
His rank Seaman Second Class