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Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Second Class Edward Richard Albini.
Unit/placed in, Bombing Squadron VB-19, base USS Lexington, United States Naval Reserve.
Edward was born on Dec. 31, 1921 in California.
Father, Giovanni B. Albini.
Mother, Elvira C. A. (Rossi) Albini.
Sister, Helen Albini.
Edward entered the Service from in California with service number # 3778109.
Edward was KIA during the attack on Bonin, Mariana Islands, on Aug. 4, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Edward is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Sebastopol Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Sebastopol, Sonoma County, California, USA.
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