Virginia Heroes

Melvin Patrick Aliff

Sergeant, Marine Corps

Born: May 24, 1920
Hometown: Bland County, Virginia
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: June 15, 1944
Died In: Marianas Islands in the Battle of Saipan
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart

Sergeant Aliff served with F Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division.

Before the war, he was employed by an armature business.

His name is etched on the Tablets of the Missing, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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