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Avant, Shelton Eugene

Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Shelton Eugene Avant.

Unit/Placed in, 3rd Pursuit Squadron, 24th Pursuit Group.


Shelton is born approx. on 22 Oct. 1912 in.

Father, Marcus E. Avant.

Mother, Mary T. (Cambell) Avant.

Sister(s), Edith L. Avant.

Brother(s), Infant, Frank E. Albert S. Milton T. and Marcus B. Avant.


Shelton enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 0-367768.


Shelton was KIA when he was shot down and crashed by Japanese Fighters on 8 December 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Tennessee Colony Cemetery, Tennessee Colony, Anderson County, Texas, USA.


Thanks to,

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

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

3rd Pursuit Squadron
24th Pursuit Group
Curtiss-P-40 Warhawk
Iba Field, Philippines