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Thompson, Barrett Edward


Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/9/2007 at 16:28:09

Thompson, Barrett Edward

Newton, IA

Serial No: 3223192

Born: Jun 24, 1927

Parents: Weldon F. and Letha M. Thompson

Died: Nov 9, 1945, at Hachijo, Japan

Entered Navy: Sep 11, 1944

Training in US: NTS, Farragut, ID; Bainbridge, MD

Left for Overseas: Shoemaker, CA, Jul 1945

Rating: Signalman 3/c

Fatally burned in explosion of Japanese munitions during demilitarization of Island of Hachijo, Jima, while serving with shore party from Destroyer USS Dortch.

(Veteran data included here was generously provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; data gathered by the Legion about 1949.)


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