Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Third Class Earl Arthur Neal.
Unit/Placed in, USS Birmingham (CL-62) Cruiser, United States Navy.
Earl is born approx. on 1925 in Kentucky.
Mother, Emma Frieden.
Sister(s), Francis L. and Dorothy M. Neal.
Brother(s), Waymoustin C. Wilbur C. and Arthur E. Neal.
Earl enlisted the service in California with service number # 3831708.
Earl was KIA onboard during the explosions from the USS Princeton on Oct. 24, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Earl is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com