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Elwin Alford
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1922, USA
Death: Jun. 14, 1942, Japan

Seaman 2nd Class Elwin Alford, Bogalusa, Louisiana. World War II MIA. The seven-man crew was aboard a U.S. Navy PBY-5 Catalina that took off from Kodiak Island, Alaska, on June 14, 1942, to attack Japanese targets in Kiska Harbor. They encountered inclement weather near the target, as well as heavy Japanese anti-aircraft fire. Their plane crashed on the Japanese-held island of Kiska with all seven aboard. United States Navy 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: May 10, 2006
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- Lazer
 Added: Aug. 28, 2014
NARA Home of Record: Pascagoula, Mississippi...Killed In Action...Re-Interred in Arlington on 05/10/2006...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014
To Ewlin & family may you rest in peace I was proud to have been part of the group of people to help find your family in 2005 in La & Ms and help get You home after so long. I thank you for your sacrifice to our country May You Rest in Peace Forever Y...(Read more)
- Warren Alford
 Added: Jan. 4, 2014
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