Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Second Class Harold Alt.
Unit/Placed in, USS Franklin (CV-13) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Harold is born approx. on Dec. 15, 1920 in Brightwood, Oregon.
Father, William C. Alt.
Mother, Jessie E. Alt.
Harold enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # 6541829.
Harold was Killed in Action when the USS Franklin was hit by Bomb strike from a Japanese dive Bomber, off Honshu, Japan , on Dec. 19, 1945, 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.
Harold is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He has a Memorial Grave at Fir Hill Cemetery, Sandy, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA.
Thanks to, https://ussfranklin.org/
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