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Alden, Frederick Brogan

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Frederick Brogan Alden.

Unit/Placed in, USS Atlanta (CL-51) Cruiser, United States Navy.


Frederick was born in, 1909 in , Massachusetts.

Father, Frederick A. Holden.

Mother, Ethel H. Holden.

Sister, Dorothy B. Holden.

Wife, Mary Ann Alden.


Frederick enlisted the service in Iowa with service number # 3215004.


Frederick was KIA during the Battle of Guadacanal when the ship sunk after a hit by a Torpedo fired by the Japanese Destroyer Akatsuki and friendly fire , on Nov. 13, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to https://www.pacificwrecks.com/ships/usn/CL-51.html 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 Atlanta (CL-15) Cruiser
Japanese Destroyer Aktasuki
Propaganda Poster
His rank Seaman First Class