Rank and Name, Ensign Eldin Robert Arms.
Unit/Placed in, Fighting Squadron 25.
Eldin is born approx. on Nov. 1, 1920 in Westport, South Dakota.
Father, Clinton Arms.
Mother, Vesta Arms.
Sister(s), Lois Arms.
Brother(s), Laverne and Milton Arms.
Eldin enlisted the service in South Dakota with service number # 0-176427.
Eldin died when returning aboard from a Combat Air Patrol mission. The plane crashed on deck and went over the port side of the ship, sinking almost immediately on Oct. 6, 1943, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Eldin 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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com