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SM1C Clyde W Albee, Jr
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Birth: unknown
Death: Nov. 25, 1945, At Sea

Clyde Albee served on the USS Asheville, a gun boat, during World War II. On March 3 of 1942, the ship was engaged by two enemy destroyers and was sunk approximately 300 miles south of Java. All personnel were considered Missing In Action. It was later learned one survivor, FM/2c Fred Brown, was pulled from the water. Brown died, March 1945, in a POW camp in the Celebes, N.E.I., but not before telling the story of what had happened to the Asheville. After the war, a fellow POW reported Brown's tale to the US Navy. November 25, 1945, Clyde and his shipmates were officially considered Killed In Action (Buried at Sea).

Parents Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hepburn Jr.

Family links: 
  Clyde William Albee (1895 - 1935)
  Marguerite Cutler Cragin Hepburn (1898 - 1962)
  Clyde W Albee (____ - 1945)
  Hobart Alton Albee (1915 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Entered the service from Rhode Island.
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
Maintained by: SandiMH
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56780828
SM1C Clyde W Albee, Jr
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: May. 24, 2016

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 Added: Aug. 19, 2012

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 Added: Jul. 14, 2012

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