Elwin Alford

Elwin Alford

Birth
USA
Death 14 Jun 1942 (aged 19)
Alaska, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60 Site 8345
Memorial ID 14241540 · View Source
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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


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 10 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14241540
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elwin Alford (11 Oct 1922–14 Jun 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14241540, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .