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Corp Alton Kenneth Goff
Birth: Feb. 27, 1909
Bardwell
Walworth County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1943
Western Visayas, Philippines

He was the son of Henry and Cassie Goff. When his mother died, he was sent to live with his Uncle William in Delavan. Alton attended school in Delavan and worked on a farm. During this time, he enlisted in the Wisconsin National Guard. He was a member of Company A, 192nd Tank Battalion US Army known as "The Janesville 99". His unit was sent to the Philippines where they were held as prisoners of war from April 1942. He participated in the Bataan Death March. He died from dysentery and malaria in the prison camp. His remains were returned to the USA for burial after the war. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Caleb Goff (1865 - 1947)
  Cassie Ellen Hurley Goff (1872 - 1926)
 
 Sibling:
  Melissa Ellen Rose (1899 - 1969)*
  Alton Kenneth Goff (1909 - 1943)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Grove Cemetery
Delavan
Walworth County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: section 3, block 11, lot 15
 
Created by: Sue
Record added: Nov 13, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12335891
Corp Alton Kenneth Goff
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Corp Alton Kenneth Goff
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Corp Alton Kenneth Goff
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- Sue
 Added: Feb. 16, 2017
think about you a lot wish i could have met you
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