|Birth: ||Dec. 10, 1917|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 1945|
Dighton L. Polan
Date of Birth: 12/10/1917
Lieutenant Junior Grade, U.S. Navy
Service # 0-099923
United States Naval Reserve
Entered the Service from: New York
Service Date In: 12/10/1940
Awards: Purple Heart
Served as patrol plane cdr. flying PBM's & PBY's in Central & South Pacific during the early years of WWII. Awarded the purple heart for action in the Espiritu Santo Campaign.
Listed as Missing in Action, lost at sea. Dec 1942 and declared dead 1945.
Note: Entered the service from New York.
Plot: Court 1
GPS (lat/lon): 21.31331, -157.84744
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Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
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