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Alford, John Cox B.

Rank and Name, Private First Class John Cox B. Alford.

Unit/Placed in, 31st Infantry Regiment “Polar Bears”.

 

John is born on July 22, 1922 in Shelby County, Texas.

 

Father, Thomas H. Alfred.

Mother, Sallie Alford.

Sister, Alpha Alford.

Brothers, Claude and J. T. Alford.

Wife, Doris (Blackstock) Alford.

 

John enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 18060048.

 

John was KIA in the Fights over Nichols Field, Philippines on Dec. 7, 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Asian-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Walls of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.31stinfantry.org/ 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/

31th Infantry Regiment "Polar Bears"
Army Seal
John C. Alford (r) and Friend
His rank Private First Class