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Alderman, Glenn Jackson

Rank and Name, Ship’s Cook Second Class Glenn Jackson Alderman.

Unit/Placed in, USS Meredith (DD-434) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.


Glenn was born on Oct. 25, 1922 in Hillside, Carroll County, Virginia.


Father, Charles R. Alderman.

Mother, India (Goad) Alderman.

Sisters, Lilian I.,Estil J., Imogene H. Maggie E. Stacy H. Bitha B. and Grace P. Alderman.

Brothers, Frank E. Clayton N. and Archie H. Alderman.


Glenn enlisted the service in Virginia with service number # 6580096.


Glenn was KIA when he departed the USS Meredith, she was sunk by a Japanese Aircraft, on Oct. 15, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/434.htm 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 Meredith (DD-434) Destroyer
Location Wreck
His rank Ship's Cook Second Class