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AMM1 Albert Alexander Granger

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 24 Oct 1944
At Sea
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 56788395 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until October 25, 1945, 1 year and 1 day after he went missing as was the custom.

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Son of Mr. & Mrs. Oliver Granger.

Albert served as a Aviation Machinist's Mate First Class & Gunner on a Grumman TBF Avenger, Torpedo Squadron Twenty-Nine (VT-29), U.S.S. Cabot (CVL-28), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Newport, Sullivan County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

Albert was declared "Missing In Action" when his plane, while in a torpedo attack on the Japanese Fleet in Tablas Straight, Philippines, was shot down and is believed to have crashed at sea. Their remains were not recovered.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 2128071

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Naval Crew Lost:

Granger, Albert A ~ AMM1c, Gunner, NH
Lampson, Donald, Jr ~ Ens, Pilot, MI
Odom, William H ~ ARM3c, Radio/Gunner, SC

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56788395
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for AMM1 Albert Alexander Granger (unknown–24 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56788395, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .