PACIFIC: Albert E. Pole KIA in Guam

Albert E. Pole

(Sept. 7, 1944) – Marine Pfc. Albert E. Pole, 22, of Washington Avenue, was killed in Guam on Aug. 7. He enlisted in the Marines in 1942. Pole was sent to the Pacific Theatre in January 1943.

The Belleville son received a Purple Heart for wounds received Nov. 19, 1943, in the South Pacific.

Pole enlisted in 1942, and trained at Parris Island N.C. He went overseas in January. He is listed on the Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii. Pole was awarded the Purple Heart with Gold Star.

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