Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Maurice Edgar Atkins.
Unit/Placed in, USS Bataan (CVL-29) Carrier, United States Navy.
Maurice is born approx. on 1927 in Rhode Island.
Father, Louis Atkins.
Mother, Alice Atkins.
Sister(s), Elanor and Pauline Atkins.
Brother(s), Henry and Paul Atkins.
Maurice enlisted the service in Rhode Island with service number # 2055465.
Maurice was KIA in one of the various air attacks on the USS Bataan during the weeks in the Okinawa Operations on 14 May 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Maurice is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, https://www.bataancvl29.org/a.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
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com