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Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Dudley Ray Akin.
Unit/placed in, USS Jarvis (DD-343) Destroyer, United States Navy .
Dudley was born in 1924 Texas.
Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.
Dudley entered the Service from Texas with service number # 3567113.
Dudley was KIA when the USS Jarvis being attacked by Japanese aircraft at Guadacanal, being hit by a Torpedo it broke in two and Sunk, on Aug. 9, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Dudley is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
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