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 Alvin Ernest Kuonen
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Alvin Ernest Kuonen

  • Birth 18 Jul 1918 Arkansas, USA
  • Death 9 Aug 1942 Solomon Islands
  • Cenotaph Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 10139160

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


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Gravesite Details Please do not send me corrections this is his centrope I know about the National Capital, Philippines
  • Created by: Moonlitekiss
  • Added: 16 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10139160
  • jrrmr910
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alvin Ernest Kuonen (18 Jul 1918–9 Aug 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10139160, citing Pleasant Prairie Cemetery, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Moonlitekiss (contributor 46774334) .