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Alesi, Frank

Rank and Name, Coxwain Frank Alesi.

Unit/Placed in, USS Ticonderoga (Cv-14) Carrier, United States Navy.


Frank was born in 1916 in Brooklyn, New York.


Father, Girolano Alesi.

Born in Italy.

Mother, Rose Alesi.

Sister, Rose Alesi.


Frank enlisted the Navy in  New York with service number # 2248571.


Frank’s rank/duty was a  Coxwain on-board the USS Ticonderoga.


Frank Alesi was Killed in Action on/during a Kamikaze attack on the Ship near Formosa, (presentTaiwan) ,on Jan.. 21,  1945 and he is honored with a Purple Heart.


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


Thanks to http://www.navysite.de/cv/cv14.htm  ABMC, https://abmc.gov Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com ,Honorstates http://www.honorstates.org , and Terry Hirsch.

Buried on Sea
USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14) Carrier
USS Ticonderoga (CV-14) afire off Formosa, January 21, 1945, just after her initial kamikaze hit on the forward flight deck. Photographed from USS Miami (CL-89). A Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplane is on the cruiser's starboard catapult, in the foreground. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives (photo # 80-G-273151).
His rank Coxwain