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This is why ALL of the work dedicated to this site is worth it......

What you are about to read is something very special indeed. You see during the many years after the war Harv actually forgot what transpired during that fateful day in which the LST 333 went down....

What you are about to read happens ONLY because of the internet...that venue of o's and 1's that people sometimes take for granted.....

Yet sometimes it actually WORKS!:

 

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: The LST 333
Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 18:32:16 -0800 (PST)
From: Jason
To: Jim44
Recently I was given the documentation and medal from the Purple Heart that was sent to my grandmothers family upon the loss of her brother Guy Denham Fallow, Ships Cook 2'nd Class, U.S. Naval Reserve on June 22, 1943. Through my limited research all signs tell me that he was stationed aboard the LST 333. I also have one letter that one of his shipmates sent to the family shortly after his death in 1943, however it never states the ships name. I didn't know if someone could verify this. I have Found that the information out there is very limited on The LST 333.    
 
Thank you,
G. J. Bodie
Charleston, SC



 

Harv has just recently answered this young man in the following reply email. I will continue to update this news when and if anything transpires from here. Leave it to say that once again the internet and dare I say it....THE GOOD LORD answers prayers!

 

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: confirmation
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2005 18:52:58 -0500
From: Harvey Alexander
To: Jason

The information you wanted to verify that I take was your Grand father, that the ship he was on , was very much the LST333, As far as I know I am the last living member of that ship. The 333 was the very first LST lost in ww2, and the only one that was lost that day, I remember that day very well, as it was my 22nd birthday.

 

 Your letter brought back a memory that I had forgotten along with many others. I finally remembered your granddad,,, as we were friends, I also remembered that he and the other cooks were fixing a special birthday dinner for me for later that night and we were going to have it in the engine room( where we always managed to have a few drinks hidden down there) This is one of the few memories I can remember, To this day I have no idea, how I got off the ship or where I went after the explosion, I have lost at least one year out of my life. Your letter to J. Perlowski gave part of that year. I have had it for now, as I have been very much under the weather for a week now, at 84Yrs. I found out it takes a little longer to come back.


 I hope to hear from you soon, I may be able to answer questions you may Have.
Harvey Alexander

 

 

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