Rank and Name, Ensign Alton Wood Davis.
Unit/Placed in, Patrol Squadron 74 (VP-74), United States Naval Reserve.
Alton is born approx. on 29 June 1915 in Westport, Massachusetts.
Father, Leslie Burdette Davis.
Mother, Mary Lizzie (Wood) Davis.
Sister(s), Virginia and Marylyn Leslie Davis.
Brother(s), Russell Burdette Davis.
Alton enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 0-104322.
Alton‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a PBM- 1 were,
LtJg. John Herbert Cushman Pilot
Ensign Wilson B. Trapp
Ensign Alton Wood Davis
Machinist Anthony Javonovich
Amm2. Harvey Peterson
Em2. Edward William Leidy
Arm3. David Griffith Stone
Arm3. Hugh Milton Grantham
Aom3. Thomas Edward McMillan
Amm3. William Faudie Marshall
Amm3. Richard Lyle Amburn
Amm3. Walter L. Kuhlmann Jr.
Alton was KIA on a search Mission at Bermuda, the plane was circling at a low altitude when it was Caught by a Downdraft and crashed at Sea on 3 June 1942, 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.
Alton is buried/mentioned at the tablets of the missing at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York.
Alton also has a Memorial Grave at Beech Grove Cemetery
Westport, Bristol County, Massachusetts, VS.
Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L5DW-VVD
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
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/