Rank and Name, Private Walter B. Axsmith.
Unit/Placed in, 169th Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division “Winged Victory”.
Walter is born approx. on 18 Oct. 1918 in North Braddock, Pennsylvania.
Father, George Axsmith.
Mother, Anna (Ortyl) Axsmith.
Sister(s), Mary F. Anna, Josephine, and Elizabeth A. Axsmith.
Brother(s), Joseph, John P. Stanley and Frank J. Axsmith.
Walter enlisted the service in Pennsylvania with service number # 33948390.
Walter was KIA at Bald Hill, Luzon (Zambales Mountainrange) in the Fights for the Attack from the Japanese on 10 March 1945, 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.
Walter 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.
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