Rank and Name, Fireman First Class Albie Cocherham Awbrey.
Unit/Placed in, USS Hancock (CV-19) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.
Albie is born approx. on 25 April 1926 in Elektra, Texas.
Father, John C. Awbrey.
Mother, Elva P. (Cockerham) Awbrey.
Albie enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 3577554.
Albie was KIA when a Kamikaze crashed between planes and his Bomb caused a tremendous explosion on 7 April 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Albie is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/02/19.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com