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Alfred, Harold Matthews

Rank and Name, Coxwain Harold Matthews Alfred.

Unit/Placed in, USS Borie (DD-704) Destroyer, United States Navy.

 

Harold is born on Jan. 1, 1922 in Utica, New York.

 

Father, William Alfred.

Mother, Leona Alfred.

 

Harold enlisted the service in New York with service number # 2386759.

 

 

Harold died when a kamikaze crashed into USS Borie’s superstructure between the mast and the 5-inch gun director, causing extensive damage, killing 48 men, and wounding 66, on Aug. 9, 1945, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Asian-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/704.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/

Buried on Sea
USS Borie (DD-704) Destroyer
His rank Coxwain