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Aiken, Gordon Kenneth

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Gordon Kenneth Aiken.

Unit/placed in, USS Brooks  (APD-10)  Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.


Gordon was born  in 1926 in Michigan.


Father, Ross E. Aiken.

Mother, Hilda Aiken.  

Brothers, Philip and Kenneth Aiken.


Gordon entered  the service from Michigan with service number # 9517172.


Gordon was KIA when the USS Brooks was hit by a Kamikaze at Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, on Jan. 6, 1945,  is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Wall of the missing.

Gordon also has a Memorial Grave at Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA.


Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/232.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 Brooks (APD-10) Destroyer
His rank Seaman Second Class