Arlando W. Kendrick

NAME
Arlando Wilkes Kendrick
NICKNAME
Wilkes
MCSN
285998
HOME OF RECORD
Albany Hotel, 518 South Cheyenne, Tulsa, OK
NEXT OF KIN
Mother, Mrs. Rita Miller
DATE OF BIRTH
April 16, 1918
DATE OF ENLISTMENT
June 19, 1940
DATE OF LOSS
March 1, 1942
REGION
Java Sea
CAMPAIGN / AREA
Indonesia / Sunda Strait
CASUALTY TYPE
MIA (Declared Dead)
UNIT
Marine Detachment,
USS Houston
DUTY
CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS
PFC Kendrick was last known to be aboard the USS Houston when she was sunk during the Battle of Sunda Strait.
He was declared dead on 19 December, 1945.
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS
Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK
Private First Class
STATUS OF REMAINS
Not recovered.
MEMORIALS
Manila American Cemetery

Biography:
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Photo Gallery:

Wilkes Kendrick (center) with Bert Page and William Miller, aboard USS Houston in 1941. Page and Miller survived the war.

For additional photos and relics belonging to Wilkes Kendrick, see this post on US Militaria Forum.

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