Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Alvin Joseph Badeaux.
Unit/Placed in, USS Halligan (DD-584) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Alvin is born approx. on 23 Aug. 1925 in Plaquemine, Louisiana.
Father, Antoine Badeaux.
Mother, Rita (Gonzalez) Badeaux.
Sister(s), Gertrude Badeaux.
Brother(s), John H. Edward, Antoine and Joseph T. Badeaux.
Alvin enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 8472952.
Alvin was KIA when the USS Halligan hit a mine and did not sunk on March 26, 1945, he is honored with a 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.
Alvin is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/