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Aigeldinger, Harry Robert

Rank and Name, Private First Class Harry Robert Aigeldinger.

Unit/placed in, Marine Detachment USS Randolph (CV-15) Carrier, United States Marine Corps.

 

Harry was born  on Feb, 2, 1918 in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

 

Father, Harry Aigeldinger.

Mother, Pauline Aigeldinger.

Wife,  Elanor E. Aigeldinger.  

Daughter, Carol Lee Aigeldinger.

 

Harry entered  the service from Pennsylvania in July 15, 1943 with service-number # 872399.

 

Harry was KIA during a crash-landing on the USS Randolph,  on June 7, 1945, he is honored with a Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Harry is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

 

Thanks to  http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/15.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

USS Randolph (CV-15) Carrier
Japanese Yokosuka P1Y1
Harry R. Aigeldfinger
His rank Private First Class