Rank and Name, Corporal Albert Augustine Altfillisch.
Unit/Placed in, Marine Torpedo Bomber Squadron 143 (VMTB-143).
Albert is born approx. on Aug. 26, 1924 in Pedro, South Dakota.
Father, Albertus C. Altfillisch.
Mother, Catherine Altfillisch.
Sister(s), Helen Altfillisch.
Brother(s), Micheal Altfillisch.
Albert enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 416573.
Albert was KIA in the attack on bougainville he was shot down by a Japanese fighter and crashed in Sea on Feb. 22, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal Marine Corps, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Albert is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.adamsplanes.com/
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