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Alto, Eino John

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

USS Lexington (CV-2) Carrier
Wreck USS Lexington
Wreck USS Lexington
Wreck USS Lexington
His rank Eletrician's Mate First Class