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BM2 Jack Faughn, Jr
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Birth: 1924
East Peoria
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1944
Basse-Normandie, France

Boatswain Mate 2/c U.S. Navy, {3008650}, World War II-Seaman Faughn was killed in action by rocket & artillery fire on 6-18-1944 while serving as Boatswain aboard a L.S.T. near Normandie, France.

He is the son Mr. Jack, Sr. & Mrs. Hazel Leona Faughn of 220 Bloomington Road in East Peoria, Illinois, and is a 1942 graduate of East Peoria H.S. Seaman Faughn did his training at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Illinois.

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal with Two Battle Stars, Navy Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal. 
 
Inscription:
Jack Faughn Jr.
Boatswain's Mate Second Class, U.S. Navy
United States Navy
Illinois ~ June 18, 1944
3008650
 
Note: Entered the service from Peoria, Illinois.
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Section J, Row 20, Grave 17
GPS (lat/lon): 49.36124, -0.85979
 
Maintained by: David C. Henderson
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56644391
BM2 Jack Faughn, Jr
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Thank You for your service Jack,this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Sep. 26, 2014

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jun. 18, 2014
Remember our Veterans, Our family Hero's... some who gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect our daily Freedoms and Liberties, .... Thanks,, Jack ,,,for your service and your ultimate sacrifice,,, Niet Tevergeefs ,,,you are not forgotten..
- Michael V Drachman
 Added: Jun. 8, 2014
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