Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Second Class Peter William Altman.
Unit/Placed in, Navy Bombing Squadron 6 (VB-6), United States Navy.
Peter is born approx. on 1920 in Arizona.
Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.
Peter enlisted the service in California with service number # 3813020.
Peter ‘s Crew-members and their position on-board the plane a SBD2 Dauntless-2136 were,
Ens. S. C. Hogan Pilot
Amm2. Peter W. Altman Gunner
Peter died when they were on a patrol mission they collided with a other plane (2165) on April 2, 1942, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Peter is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/78081
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