Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Ernest Mathew Alten.
Unit/Placed in, USS Arizona (BB-39) Battleship, United States Navy.
Ernest is born approx. on March 20, 1924 in California.
Father, Ernest M. Alten.
Mother, Bernice M. (Fehely) Alten.
Ernest enlisted the service in California with service number # 3763081.
Ernest was KIA during the Japanese Air Raid on Pearl Harbour, on Dec. 7, 1941, 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.
Ernest is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also is mentioned at the USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, 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