Rank and Name, Mess Attendant First Class Earnest Lee Alston.
Unit/Placed in, USS Quincy (CA-39) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Earnest is born approx. on 1925 in Arkansas.
Father, Henry R. Alston.
Mother, Marry Alston.
Sister(s), Dollie, Pearl and Ruby Alston.
Brother(s), Edward, Earl, Beril and Elmer Alston.
Spouse, Burnerdene Alston.
Earnest enlisted the service in Arkansas with service number # 3468482.
Earnest was KIA during the Battle of Savo Islands when the USS Quincy sunk on Aug. 9, 1942, 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.
Earnest is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
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