Rank and Name, Electrician’s Mate First Class Eino John Alto.
Unit/Placed in, USS Lexington (CV-6) Carrier, United States Navy.
Eino is born approx. on 1919 in Minnesota.
Father, August Aalto.
Mother, Alvina Aalto.
Sister(s), Saima Aalto
All born in Finland.
Brother(s), Martin and Toivo Aalto.
Eino enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 3284627.
Eino was KIA during the Battle of the Coral Sea, when the USS Lexington sunk on May 8, 1942, 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.
Eino is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/02.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