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PFC Oakley Shelby Brock
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1922
Laurel County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1943, Solomon Islands

Private First Class Oakley Shelby Brock was killed in action on Wednesday, November 17th, 1943 19 miles off Cape Torokina, Empress Augusta Bay, Bougainville, Solomon Islands. He was aboard the USS USS McKEAN (APD-5) when it was struck by a Japanese aerial torpedo and sank. PFC Brock was serving with M Company, 3rd Battalion, 21st Marine Regiment, Third Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force when he died. Rest in peace. 
 
Note: Entered the service from Ohio.
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital, Philippines
 
Maintained by: Bruce and Wendy Linz
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56764679
PFC Oakley Shelby Brock
Added by: South Africa War Graves Project
 
PFC Oakley Shelby Brock
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Added by: Paul Hyde Schott
 
 
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Semper Fi Marine.
- Bruce and Wendy Linz
 Added: Jun. 24, 2012
 
 
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