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Alvin Ernest Kuonen
Birth: Jul. 18, 1918
Arkansas, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1942, Solomon Islands

Ship's Clerk, Second Class, U.S. Navy. Alvin entered the service from Spokane, Washington. Missing in Action or lost at sea. Posthumously awarded the Purple Heart. Son of Emil and Augusta Kuonen. He was on the USS Jarvis (DD393) when it was sunk. The cemetery listed is the location of his cenotaph. Alvin's body was never found, therefore his family has never had a memorial service. Alvin's memorial cenotaph was placed during Memorial Day weekend 2006. The family had a service for him finally Alvin was my great uncle.

ABMC record
{1945 is when he was declared deceased}
Alvin E. Kuonen
Ship's Cook, Second Class, U.S. Navy
Service # 3933842
United States Navy
Entered the Service from: Washington
Died: 12-Jul-45
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery
Manila, Philippines
Awards: Purple Heart

Family links: 
  Emil Alexander Kuonen (1871 - 1961)
  Augusta Voss Kuonen (1880 - 1950)
  Anne K. Kuonen Simonson (1903 - 1995)*
  Marguerite A Kuonen Davidson (1907 - 2003)*
  Frank Fredrick Kuonen (1909 - 1994)*
  Minnie R Kuonen (1911 - 1936)*
  Charlie Robert Kuonen (1915 - 1997)*
  Alvin Ernest Kuonen (1918 - 1942)
  Alvin Ernest Kuonen (1918 - 1942)*
  Emil Herman Kuonen (1922 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Please do not send me corrections this is his centrope I know about the National Capital, Philippines
Pleasant Prairie Cemetery *
Spokane County
Washington, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
Created by: Moonlitekiss
Record added: Dec 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10139160
Alvin Ernest Kuonen
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Alvin Ernest Kuonen
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Alvin Ernest Kuonen
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Fair winds and following seas, Alvin.
- John Donne
 Added: Sep. 24, 2017

- Jeffery J.
 Added: Sep. 7, 2017
Fair Winds and Following Seas, your patrol is over, may you rest forever in peace. --- R. A. Kemnow, HM2c(FMF)/USN
 Added: Aug. 21, 2017
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