Rank and Name, Private First Class Earl York Atwater.
Unit/Placed in, 155th Infantry Regiment, 31st Infantry Division.
Earl is born approx. on 9 Oct. 1921 in Franklinville, New York.
Father, William L. Atwater.
Mother, Marguerite (Steckman) Atwater.
Brother(s), Ernest G. Atwater.
Earl enlisted the service in New York with service number # 32477898.
Earl died of his wounds sustained during the fights at Maffin Bay, New Guinea with the Japanese on 14 November 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Marksman Ship Badge, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Earl 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
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
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