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 Charles Freedeman Alton, Jr

Charles Freedeman Alton, Jr

Birth
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Death 22 Mar 1944 (aged 22)
Philippines
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
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Memorial ID 49965475 · View Source
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Charles F Alton, Jr. was the only child and son of Charles F Alton, Sr and Aleta Hightower Alton.

Charles was serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II when he went missing in the Philippines, and his body was never recovered. He has a memorial stone at Forest Park Cemetery in the location of his parents' gravesites.

He also has a Memorial page in the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial (ABMC), where he is listed on the Tablets Of The Missing:
Sgt Charles Freedeman Alton, Jr.

My father's first cousin.


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A.A.F. World War II, India

Gravesite Details Date of death on stone: March 22, 1944 disagrees with the May 22, 1944 date of death as recorded on the Tablets of the Missing in the Manila American Battle Monuments Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Cyndi Wiseman
  • Added: 20 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49965475
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Freedeman Alton, Jr (29 Aug 1921–22 Mar 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49965475, citing Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Cyndi Wiseman (contributor 47066513) .