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Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Donald Ray Aldrich.
Unit/Placed in USS Eversole (DE-40) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Donald was born in, 1926 in, Michigan.
Father, Clarence R. Aldridch.
Mother, Erma M. Aldrich.
Sister, Leona E. Aldrich.
Brothers, Clinton D. and Bobbie E. Aldrich.
Donald enlisted the service in Michigan with service number # 8947406.
Donald was KIA when the ship was hit by a Torpedo Strike in the Battle of Leyte , on Oct. 29, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Donald is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Walls of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Pine Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA.
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