Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Charles Morris Altiman.
Unit/Placed in, USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73) (Escort)Carrier, United States Navy.
Charles is born approx. on no record in Michigan.
Mother, Blanche Altiman.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Charles enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 9524716.
Charles was KIA when the USS Gamier Bay sunk during multiple hits from Japanese Vessels in the Battle off Samar on Oct. 25, 1944, 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.
Charles is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.navsource.org/archives/03/073.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