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Albright, Galen Winston

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Galen Winston Albright.

Unit/Placed, USS Arizona (BB-39) Battleship, United States Navy.

 

Galen was born on Jan. 3, 1922 in Beever Pulaski County, Indiana.

Father, Calvin D.Albright.

Mother, Amy E. (Funk) Albright.

Sisters, Jeanette and Viola Albright.

Brother, Donald and Max Albright.

Galen enlisted the service in Indiana with service number # 2916575.

 

Galen was KIA during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor , on Dec. 7, 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

He has also a Memorial Grave at, USS Arizona Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, 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 Arizona (BB-39) Battleship
Salvage
Galen W. Albright
His rank Seaman First Class