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Alexander, John

Rank and Name, Cook Third Class John Alexander.

Unit/Placed in, USS Callaghan (DD-792) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.


John was born on no record.


Parents and Sibling, No Record Available.


John enlisted the service in Florida with service number # 8307054.


John died  when a kamikaze pilot crashed with his biplane his bomb load exploded on the destroyer Callaghan, west of the southern tip of Okinawa. The attack by this training plane carrying a bomb killed 47 crewmen and one officer, on July 28,  1945, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Courts of the missing.


Thanks to http://www.kamikazeimages.net/books/ships/callaghan/index.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 Callaghan (DD-792) Destroyer
Location Wreck
Yokosuka K5Y1 "Willow" Kamikaze
Rescued Kamikaze Pilot and Callaghan Survivor
Munster Roll
His rank Cook Third Class