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Sgt Fred S Alford

Sgt Fred S Alford

134th Infantry Regiment - Company C

Fred S Alford, son of Fred and Trinidad Soto Alford, was born in Arizona on January 13, 1923. Prior to entering military service he was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and worked at Sequoia National Park in Tulane, California. He was inducted into the Army on February 4, 1943 and joined Company C, 134th Infantry Regiment. He was with the Regiment when they were stationed at St. Louis Obispo, California in the Spring of 1943. Pfc Alford landed on Omaha Beach on July 5 and was promoted to Sergeant July 20, 1944. After fighting in the hedgerows during the battle for St. Lo, he was Killed in Action on August 22, 1944, near Montargis, France. Sgt Fred S Alford is buried in the City of Nogales Cemetery, Nogales, Arizona.

Sgt Fred S Alford

This picture is from group photo of Company C, 134th Infantry Regiment taken at St. Louis Obispo, California, Spring 1943

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