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Charles Lyndell Albritton
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1931
Vera
Knox County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1952, South Korea

Seaman (E2) Albritton served aboard the heavy cruiser USS SAINT PAUL (CA-73). On April 21, 1952, while the cruiser was firing at the enemy off the east coast of Korea, powder exploded in a gun turret causing him to die of asphyxiation. Albritton was the recipient of the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal. 
 
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 Parents:
  Chesley Coy Albritton (1908 - 1975)
  Maggie Elvie Herridge Albritton (1906 - 1949)
 
 Siblings:
  Beryl Dean Albritton Kiviniemi (1929 - 2000)*
  Charles Lyndell Albritton (1931 - 1952)
  Lowell Wayne Albritton (1944 - 2015)**
  Peggy Dorrine Albritton Bosley (1948 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
TEXAS
US NAVY
KOREA
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Wichita Falls
Wichita County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block AA, Section 46, Site 7
 
Created by: Paula J
Record added: Jun 08, 2007
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Charles Lyndell Albritton
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Charles Lyndell Albritton
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Charles Lyndell Albritton
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- Peggy Herridge Wilson
 Added: Jan. 18, 2016
Charles, I was on the St. Paul on that fateful day when you lost your life. Thank you for your service, and God bless your family.
- Ben Toney
 Added: Apr. 11, 2013
 
 
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