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Alvey Jr. ,Edward Wuites

Rank and Name, Aerographer’s Mate Second Class Edward Wuites Alvey Jr.

Unit/Placed in, USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.


Edward is born approx. on 1925 in Kentucky.

Father, Edward W. Alvey.

Mother, Esther L. Alvey.

Sister(s), Doris J. and Joyce A. Alvey.

Brother(s), Thomas A. and Robert J. Alvey.

Spouse, Shannon (Wise) Alvey.


Edward enlisted the service in Kentucky with service number # 6350894.


Edward was KIA when the USS Indianapolis sunk, it was torpedoed by the Japanese submarine I-58 off the coast of the Philippines on July 30, 1945,  he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Walls of the missing.


Thanks to, https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-worst-shark-attack-in-history-25715092/

Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

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

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


Philppine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

USS Indianapolis CA-35 Cruiser
Japanese Submarine I-58
His rank Aerographer's Mate Second Class