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Fireman, Second Class, Ralph August Kirkwood, USNR, US Navy
 Fireman, Second Class, USNR, US Navy

Ralph August Kirkwood

Service No.: 08559304
Ship Assignment: USS LST531

Fireman, Second Class, Ralph A Kirkwood, was killed in action on the 28th April, 1944 serving on board LST531, during the action with the e-Boats.

Ralph Kirkwood left a wife, Mrs. Martha Kirkwood, in Dayton, Ohio, and is buried in Plot E, Row 6, Cambridge American Cemetery, England.

He was awarded a Purple Heart.

The image has been very kindly donated by his grandson, Brian Weaver.