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Akin, Dudley Ray

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.

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/393.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 Jarvis (DD-393) Destroyer
Dudley Ray Akin
His rank Seaman Second Class