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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.
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