Rank and Name, Private First Class Elton Herman Neal.
Unit/Placed in, 129th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Division “Buckeyes”.
Elton is born approx. on 1924 in Jackson Parish, Louisiana.
Father, Arthur E. Neal.
Mother, Erma E. Neal.
Sister(s), Viola M. Neal.
Brother(s), Vestor, Deloy and Edward Neal.
Elton enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 38519296.
Elton died of his wounds sustained crossing the river Pasig at on Feb. 9, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, Combat infantry Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Elton 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