Name and Rank, Seaman Second Class Robert Wesley Tarter.
Unit/Placed in, USS Enterprise (CV-6) Carrier, United States Navy.
Robert was born approx. on April 24, 1924 in New Mexico.
Father, Clarence H. Tarter.
Mother, Dorothy M. (Satterfield) Tarter.
Sister, Mary Tarter.
Brothers, Robert W. and Clarence H. Tarter Jr.
Robert entered the service from California with service number # 3825210.
Robert was a Seaman 2nd Class in the United States Navy.
Robert was KIA when the USS Enterprise was guarding mission when she was hit by three bombs during the Battle off Eastern Solomon’s on Aug. 24, 1942, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Robert is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila,
National Capital Region, Philippines.
Thanks to http://www.cv6.org/
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