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M2C Frank J Alby

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M2C Frank J Alby

Birth
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Death
5 Jul 1943 (aged 23–24)
At Sea
Burial
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Memorial ID
56758578 View Source

Metal smith Second Class Frank John Alby served on the USS Strong DD-467 (Destroyer), and was Killed in Action when the ship got hit by a torpedo, broke in half and sunk, on July 5, 1943 and he is honored with a Purple Heart.

Metal smith Second Class Frank John Alby served on the USS Strong DD-467 (Destroyer), and was Killed in Action when the ship got hit by a torpedo, broke in half and sunk, on July 5, 1943 and he is honored with a Purple Heart.

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Entered the service from Indiana.

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  • Maintained by: MAJ Jimmy Cotton
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56758578
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56758578/frank-j-alby: accessed ), memorial page for M2C Frank J Alby (1919–5 Jul 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56758578, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines; Maintained by MAJ Jimmy Cotton (contributor 48803557) .