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Albrecht, Edwin Adrian

Rank and Name, Private First Class Edwin Adrian Albrecht.

Unit/placed in, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, United States Marine Corps.


Edwin was born  on Sep. 8, 1921 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.


Father, John Albrecht.

Mother, Anna (Polak) Albrecht.

Parents born in Czechoslovakia.

Sister, Jennie Albrecht.  

Brother, Frank Albrecht.


Edwin entered  the Service from Illinois with service number # 293086.


Edwin was KIA during the Battle of Sunda Strait when the ship was Sunk, on March 1, 1942,   he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to http://www.usshouston.org/ 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/ Hendriks  https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org 

USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser
His rank Private (no Insignia)