Rank and Name, Chief Machinist’s Mate Orville Lee Auten.
Unit/Placed in, no record (properly Construction Unit Seabees), United States navy .
Orville is born approx. on 12 Aug. 1907 in Wetumka, Oklahoma.
Father, Joseph L. Auten.
Mother, Ada M. (Davidson) Auten.
Sister(s), Mildred, Melba and Geneva M. Auten.
Brother(s), James, William R. Joseph Jr. and Charles R. Auten.
Spouse, Clarice (Carder) Auten.
Orville enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 8486937.
Orville died in a Construction Accident on 19 July 1945, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Orville is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, https://seabeehf.org/
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