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Atkinson, Edison Ray

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Edison Ray Atkinson.

Unit/Placed in, USS Walke (DD-416) Destroyer, United States Navy.


Edison is born approx. on 1925 in Mecklenburg County, South Carolina.

Guardian, Bond E. Atkinson.

Guardian, Lou T. Atkinson.


Edison enlisted the service in South Carolina with service number # 2629827.


Edison was KIA when the Japanese Sunk the USS Walke during the Savo Navy Battle at Guadalcanal on 15 Nov. 1942, 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.


Edison is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to,

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

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

USS Walke (DD-416) Destroyer
USS Walke under Fire
Edison Ray Atkinson
Hi rank Seaman First Class