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Alt, Elmer William

Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Elmer William Alt.

Unit/Placed in, 19th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division “Taro Division”.


Elmer is born approx. on Jan. 6, 1914 in Stephen, Minnesota.

Father, Christ Alt.

Mother, Katie Alt.

Sister(s), Esther A. Minnie and Pearle E. Alt.

Brother(s), Harry D. Melvin J. and. Lawrence E. Alt


Elmer enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 37112677.


Elmer died of his wounds sustained during the fights over a strategic hill in Mindanao, Philippines on June 10, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantry Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, http://tothosewhoserved.org/usa/pto/usapto10/chapter32.html

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


19th Infantry Regiment
24th Infantry Division
Battle for Mindanao
Battle for Mindanao
His rank Staff Sergeant