Rank and Name, Lieutenant James Millard Alston.
Unit/Placed in, Navy Torpedo Bomber Squadron 6 (VA-6) “Top Cats”.
James is born approx. on Dec. 12, 1918 in Linden, Alabama.
Father, Woodie E. Alston.
Mother, Dee R. Alston.
Sister(s), Myrtle M. Alston.
Brother(s), Willy E. and Billie R. Alston.
James enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 0-112962.
James died when he had engine problems and landed on the sea, he probably drowned on March 25, 1945, he is honored with an Air Medal with 7 Gold Stars, Distinguished Flying Cross with Gold Star, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
James is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Old Linden Cemetery, Linden, Marengo, County, Alabama, USA.
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