Rank and Name, Private First Class Alfred Edwards.
Unit/Placed in, 2nd Battalion (C-Comp) 2nd Marines.
Alfred is born on 1911 in Arkansas.
Father, John William Edwards.
Mother, Cynthia Maybelle (Roberts) Edwards.
Sister(s), Gladys Undine, Edith, Constance and Phyllis Edwards.
Brother(s), Roy, Lowell and Walton Edwards.
Alfred enlisted the service in Oklahoma with service number # 341127.
Alfred was KIA when he got shot from a Japanese pillbox while entering the beach at Tarawa on 20 Nov. 1943, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Combat Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Alfred is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
His remains are discovered and his final resting place now is at
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA.
Thanks to, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/LK51-443
Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com
Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/
WordPress en/of Wooncommerce oplossingen, https://www.siteklusjes.nl/
Military Recovery, https://www.dpaa.mil/
Pfc. Alfred Edwards remains were recovered and identified on 27Augustus 2019.
When an individual’s remains have been accounted for by the U.S. Department of Defense, a rosette is placed next to the name on the Wall/Tablet/Court of the Missing to mark that the person now rests in a known gravesite.