Rank and Name, Private Walter Cyrus Atkins Jr.
Unit/Placed in, 59th Coast Artillery Regiment, Philippine Scouts.
Walter is born approx. on 6 Oct. 1919 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Father, Walter C. Atkins.
Mother, Ruth (Vossmer) Atkins.
Sister(s), Violet Atkins.
Walter enlisted the service in California with service number # 19056574.
Walter was KIA during the Battle for Corregidor defending Philippine soil against the Japanese Occupation on 8 May 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Walter is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls 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