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Cooper Jr. , Fred Alvah

Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Second Class Fred Alvah Cooper Jr.

Unit/Placed in, USS Underhill (DE-682) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.


Fred is born approx. 1921 in Massachusetts.


Father, Fred A. Cooper.

Mother, Gertrude M. (MacDonald) Cooper.

Born in Canada.

Sister, Leila Cooper.


Fred enlisted the service in Massachusetts with service number # 2038866.


Fred was KIA When the USS Underhill was Sunk by a Japanese Kaiten (manned torpedo) on July 24, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA.


Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov

P.O.W. info, Wes Injerd and Dwight Rider, http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  Air-Force, Rolland Swank NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org

Philippine Scouts Heritage Society,http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/   

Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org    

Hendriks Webdesign, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/


USS Underhill (DE-682) Destroyer
His rank Motor Machinist's Mate Second Class