ARM2 Alfred Brinsfield Lankford

ARM2 Alfred Brinsfield Lankford

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 13 Sep 1944 (aged 22)
Alicante, Negros Occidental Province, Western Visayas, Philippines
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

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Memorial ID 56776429 · View Source
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Alfred, who resided at Route 3, Seaford, Sussex County, Delaware, served as a Aviation Radioman Second Class, U.S. Navy Air Corps during World War II.

He was declared "Missing In Action" in the Negros Island, Philippine Islands during the war serving on a carrier-based dive bomber on a strafing mission over Japanese installations.

He had served in the Navy for two years and three months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # 6023285

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56776429
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for ARM2 Alfred Brinsfield Lankford (27 Oct 1921–13 Sep 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56776429, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .