Rank and Name, Corporal Edward Elton Ames.
Unit/Placed in, 2nd Amphibian Tractor Battalion.
Edward is born approx. on 1918 in Lothair, Montana.
Father, Claude W. Ames.
Mother, Ella M. Ames.
Sister(s), Phyllis C. Ames.
Brother(s), William W. and Jimmie D. Ames.
Edward enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # 341658.
Edward was KIA onboard the LST-353 to go to Okinawa but died in the fires on May 21, 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.
Edward is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
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