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Alford, Elwin

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Elwin Alford.

Unit/Placed in, Navy Patrol Squadron 43, United States Navy.


Elwin is born on Oct. 11, 1922 in Missisippi.


Father, Warren E. Alford Jr.

Mother, Belva A. (Herring) Alford.

Sisters, Jewell and Marjorie Alford.

Brothers, Spurgeon and Hobart Alford.


Elwin enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 2746380.



Elwin’s Crew-members and position on-board the plane a PBM3D were,

No Record.


Elwin was KIA when the plane was shot by Anti-Aircraft near Kiska Harbor, Alaska on June 15, 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asian-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.



Elwin is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.

Courts of the missing.


His remains were recovered in 2003.


Thanks to 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/

Patrol Squadron 43 (VP-43)
Martin PBM3D
Patrol Squadron Memorial
Elwin Alford
His rank Seaman Second Class