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Albrecht, Louis R.

Rank and Name, Aviation Radioman Third Class Louis R. Albrecht.

Unit/placed in, Torpedo Bombers-75, (VC-75) based on the USS Ommaney Bay (CV-79) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Louis was born 1925, North Dakota.

 

Father, Louis A. Albrecht.

Mother, Claudia M. (Ruppert) Albrecht.

Sister, Charlotte A. Albrecht.  

Brothers, Robert A., Duane D. and James R. Albrecht.

 

Louis entered  the service from Washington with service number # 8905171.

 

 

Louis was KIA when the ship was attacked by a Kamikaze on Jan. 4, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the missing.

 

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/

Torpedo Bombers 75 (VC-75
TBF Avenger
USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-7) Base