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Albietz, John Kenneth

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class John Kenneth Albietz.

Unit/placed in, USS Lindsey (MS-32) Destroyer-Mine Sweeper, United States Navy.

 

 

John was born on April 29, 1925 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

 

Father, Gerald C. Albietz.

Mother, Blanche C. (Hudson) Albietz.

Sisters, Rosemary, Elizabeth A. and Margaret Albietz.

 

 

John entered the service from Illinois with service number # 8533497.

 

 

John was KIA when 2 Kamikaze plane´s crashed on the USS Lindsey , on April 12, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

John is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA.

 

Thanks to 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 Lindsay (DM-32) Minesweeper
His rank Seaman First Class