Rank and Name, Commander William Bowen Ault.
Unit/Placed in, , USS Lexington (CV-2) Carrier, United States Navy.
William is born approx. on 6 Oct. 1898 in Enterprise, Oregon.
Father, Charles A. Ault.
Mother, Tabitha (Acheson) Ault.
Sister(s), Lila and India A. Ault.
Brother(s), Byrd Ault.
Spouse, Margaret E. (Upshur) Ault.
William enlisted the service in Oregon with service number # 0-057445.
William was KIA when the USS Lexington was bombed and sunk during the Battle of Coral Sea on May 8, 1942, he is honored with the Navy Cross, 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.
William is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also is Mentioned at Battle of the Coral Sea Memorial Park, Cardwell, Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/02.htm
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.
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
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