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Alston Jr. , Augustus Howard

Rank and Name, Commander (CO) Augustus Howard Alston Jr.

Unit/Placed in, USS Pickerel (SS-177) Submarine, United States Navy.


Augustus is born approx. on Aug. 20, 1907 in Augusta, Georgia.

Father, Augustus H. Alston Sr.

Mother, Lucia M. (Sams) Alston.

Sister(s), Margaret and Martha Alstron.

Brother(s), Marion M. Alston.


Augustus enlisted the service in Georgia with service number # 0-070184.


Augustus was KIA when they Sunk (probably) by a depth charge attack off Honshu, Japan on April 3, 1943, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Augustus is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA.


Thanks to, http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/alston-a-h.htm



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


USS Pickerel (SS-177) Submarine
Location Wreck
Augustus Howard Alston Jr.
His rank Commander