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F1 Roy E. "Buddy" Wardlaw, Jr
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Birth: May 20, 1925
Hale County
Texas, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1945

USCGR KIA WWII

Buddy was the second child of Roy and Audnie Applewhite Wardlaw. During WWII, he joined the Coast Guard. He was stationed aboard the USS Callaway (APA-35), an attack transport, which carried men into battle. During preparations for the assault on Lingayen Gulf in January, 1945, the Callaway came under kamikaze attack. Buddy was killed along with 28 other men, and was buried at sea.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Roy Eathen Wardlaw (1896 - 1963)
  Harriet Audnie Applewhite Wardlaw (1899 - 1954)
 
Inscription:
Has cenotaph at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines
 
Note: Entered the service from Texas.
 
Burial:
Body buried at sea
Specifically: From the USS Callaway, off of Lingayen Gulf, Philippines
 
Maintained by: Dorothy Varnell
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56750698
F1 Roy E. Buddy Wardlaw, Jr
Added by: Jack Williams
 
 
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