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Sgt Charles Freedeman ALTON, Jr.[1, 2, 3]

Male 1921 - 1944  (22 years)Deceased


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  • Name Charles Freedeman ALTON 
    Title Sgt 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 29 Aug 1921  Swisher Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 11 Feb 1943  Houston, Harris Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Enlisted in the US Army as a Private. 
    Died 22 May 1944  Philippines Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Missing In Action, Philippines, World War II
    Buried Aft 22 May 1944  Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • A Memorial plaque exists at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Manila City, Philippines

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    Charles Freedeman Alton, Jr - Memorial
    Charles Freedeman Alton, Jr - Memorial
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    Sgt Charles Freedeman Alton, Jr - Memorial (ABMC)
    Sgt Charles Freedeman Alton, Jr - Memorial (ABMC)
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    Person ID I1266  Garrison-Logan Family Tree | Hightower, E. C. Jr. and Lois Lassiter ancestors and descendants, Hightower, William Franklin ancestors and descendants
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2012 

    Father Charles Freedaman ALTON, Sr,   b. 21 Aug 1884-1886, Atkins, Pope Co, Arkansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1963, Houston, Harris Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Aleta 'Aunt T' HIGHTOWER,   b. 29 Oct 1893, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1982, Texas City, Galveston Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married Abt 1919 
    Family ID F393  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1921 - Swisher Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Enlisted in the US Army as a Private. - 11 Feb 1943 - Houston, Harris Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 May 1944 - Philippines Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 22 May 1944 - Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S150] Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997, (FamilySearch), 21 Dec 2012.
      name: Charles Freedeman Jr. Alton
      event: Birth
      event date: 29 Aug 1921
      event place: Swisher, Texas
      gender:
      father:
      mother:
      certificate number: 50706

    2. [S175] World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, (FamilySearch), 21 Dec 2012.
      name: Charles F Jr Alton
      name (original): Charles F Jr Alton
      event: Military Service
      event date: 11 Feb 1943
      term of enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
      event place: Houston, Texas, United States
      residence:
      race: White
      citizenship: citizen
      birth year: 1921
      birthplace: TEXAS
      education: 2 years of college
      civilian occupation:
      marital status: Single, without dependents
      rank: Private
      army branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
      army component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
      source: Civil Life
      serial number: 38415648
      nara publication title: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938-1946
      arc identifier: 1263923
      card, box and reel number: 13326.98

    3. [S11] Find A Grave, (www.findagrave.com), 20 Mar 2010.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 49965475