MACHINISTS MATE FIRST CLASS ALFRED FRANCIS AVERY; U.S. NAVY

July 25, 1923 (Norwalk, CT) – October 30, 1944; 21 years old; unmarried
Last local address: Strawberry Hill Avenue, Norwalk
Enlisted July 1, 1942
Service number: 2073902
USS RENSHAW (DD-499)
MIA (at sea)

Alfred was declared “Missing In Action” in the “Line Of Duty” of a non-battle related incident during the war. October 31, 1944 report from the USS Renshaw indicates Seaman Avery fell overboard.

USS Renshaw

Memorial marker at Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk; Section 11, Plot 1.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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