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Rank and Name, Signalman Second Class Sam R. Albright.
Unit/Placed, USS Duncan (DD-485) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Sam was born on Jan. 3, 1912 in Missouri.
Father, Edward E. Albright.
Mother, Minnie (Vance) Albright.
Brother, Robert G. Albright.
Sam enlisted the service in Maryland with service number # 3419888.
Sam was KIA during combat with the Japanese Navy (she was part in sinking the Japanese cruiser Furutaka) during the Battle for Cape Esparance, on Okt. 12, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Sam is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at, Hillcrest Cemetery, Skidmore, Nodaway County, Missouri, USA.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html