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Rank and Name, Sergeant Melvin Patrick Aliff.
Unit/Placed in,2nd Battalion (F-Comp.), 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division “Fighting Forth” .
Melvin is born on May 24, 1920 in Keystone, West Virginia.
Father, Oadey L. Aliff.
Mother, Esther M. (Concannon) Aliff .
Sisters, Rita and Rosalyn C. Aliff.
Brothers, Oadey P. Leonard L.. Elwin E. Edmund H. and William Aliff.
Melvin enlisted the service in West Virginia with service number # 465172.
Melvin died in a Hospital ship of his wounds sustained during the landing at Saipan on June 15, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, Combat Action Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Melvin is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
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