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Alter, Arthur

Rank and Name, Soundman First Class Arthur Alter.

Unit/Placed in, USS Lindsey (DM-21) Destroyer/Minelayer, United States Naval Reserve.


Arthur is born approx. on 1918in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Father, Max Alter.

Mother, Mary (Gersonowitch) Alter.

Born in Russia.

Sister(s), Donna, Ruth, Ida, Anna and Della Alter.

Brother(s), Philip, Sidney and Harvey Alter.


Arthur enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 6522322.


Arthur was KIA when the USS Lindsey was attacked and hit by 2 Kamikaze planes (Aichi D3A) on April 12, 1945, 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.


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

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/11/0832.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


Buried on Sea
USS Lindsey (DM-32) Destroyer(Minelayer)
USS Lindsey, Severe damaged after the kamikaze attacked
USS Lindsey, Severe damaged after the kamikaze attacked
USS Lindsey, Severe damaged after the kamikaze attacked
Japanese Dive Bomber Aichi D3A
Casualty List
His rank Soundman First Class