Pvt Albert Rout was with the 2nd USMC Division. On Nov 20, 1943 5000 Marines began an amphibious assault on the Tarawa Atoll on Betio Island. 1500 men lost their lives. Officially, Pvt Rout (Ser No 461904), from Texas, is listed as MIA-lost at sea, and died during this assault. His name is listed at the Honolulu Memorial Cemetery.
You can get more info on him from NPRC at St. Louis.
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