Name and Rank, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Curtis Eugene Tarlton (Armed Guard).
Unit/Placed in, SS Jefferson Davies (Liberty-ship), United States Naval Reserve.
Curtis was born approx. on 1921 in Wadesboro, North Carolina.
Father, John E. Tarlton.
Mother, L. (McCormick) Tarlton.
Curtis entered the service from North Carolina with service number # 6562473.
Curtis E. Tarlton was a Gunner’s Mate Third Class in the United States Navy.
Curtis died non Battle he fell overboard on Dec. 27, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Curtis is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
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/