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Atkinson, Elmer Ellsworth

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Elmer Ellwood Atkinson.

Unit/Placed in, 132nd Infantry Regiment, Americal Division.


According some file’s he was made POW, but the Japanese found his remains and buried him without any identification, that’s way he is MIA.


Elmer is born approx. on 22 Jan. 1918 in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Father, Harold E. Atkinson.

Mother, Margaret G. (Moyer) Atkinson.

Brother(s), Harold Atkinson.


Elmer enlisted the service in Minnesota with service number # 1301595.


Elmer was KIA during the Bougainville Campaign, the Japanese found his remains on 17 March 1944, he is honored with a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Elmer 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

132th Infantry Regiment
Americal Division (23th Infantry Div.)
His rank Second Lieutenant