Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Second Class Allen Hardin Wilson
Unit/Placed in, USS Edsall (DD-219) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Allen is born approx. on 1920 in West Virginia.
Father, Albert Lee Wilson.
Mother, Martha Wilson.
Brother(s), Marlin Wilson.
Allen enlisted the service in West Virginia with service number # 2582073.
Allan was KIA when the USS Edsall was came to pick up the survivors from the Tanker Pecos and got shelled by various Japanese vessels and planes on March 1, 1942/died on, 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.
Allen is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/219.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.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/