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Rank and Name, Chief Metalsmith Alvin Henry Aiken.
Unit/placed in, USS Meredith (DD-434) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Alvin was born in 1909 New Hampshire.
Father, Clarence A. Aiken.
Mother, Mabel A. Aiken.
Sister, Annie M. Aiken.
Brother, Ralph E. Aiken.
Wife, Laura M. (Robbins) Aikens.
Son, Robert A. Aiken.
Alvin entered the Service from California with service-number # 2122241.
Alvin was KIA during the Battle for Guadacanal when the ship Sunk by the Enemy fire, on Oct. 15, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Alvin 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 Oleander Memorial Gardens, Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA.
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