ALTEN, Ernest Mathew - S2/c USN - California

Ernest Mathew Alten S2c

Ernest Mathew Alten S2c

Ernest Mathew Alten

Seaman Second Class

Ernest Mathew Alten S2c

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  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 376 30 81
  • Rate: S2/c (Seaman Second Class)
  • Duties: Know naval drill duties, knots, steering and signaling. Stand watch and gunnery duties.
  • Enlisted: 18 April 1941
  • Place: San Francisco, California
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 13 July 1941
  • From: NTS San Diego
  • Date of Birth: 20 March 1924
  • Place of Birth: California
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: Oakland, California
  • Next of Kin: Mrs. Bernice Alten - Mother
  • Address: 2755 Vallecito Pl., Oakland, California
  • Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
  • Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal

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