Rank and Name, Captain Lester H. Atchley.
Unit/Placed in, 89th Field Artillery Battalion, 25th Infantry Division.
Lester is born approx. on 22 Jan. 1911 in Donaldson, Pennsylvania.
Father, John W. Athey.
Mother, Alice M. (Crone) Athey.
Sister(s), Evelyn M. (Athey) Brown.
Lester enlisted the service in Montana with service number # 0-456295.
Lester was KIA towards the Balette Pass in fights with the Japanese defenders on 26 March 1945, he is honored with a Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Lester is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
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