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Melvin Lawrence Whitaker
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1911
Baker County
Oregon, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1943, New Zealand

5th of 7 children of EDWARD LAWRENCE WHITAKER & ADA AGNES CHAMBERLAIN

Note: baptized Claude Lawrence Whitaker

Military Service: US Navy WWII in Pacific theater, Navy Seaman 1st Class

Born: Paddy Creek, Baker Co., Oregon

Died: Dec 14, 1943 (age 32), took ill in New Guinea, died a few days later in US Naval Hospital in New Zealand; food poisoning

Buried: Re-interred in National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Oahu, Hawaii

Never married, no children


 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Lawrence Whitaker (1874 - 1915)
  Ada Agnes Chamberlin Whitaker (1877 - 1960)
 
 Siblings:
  Howard James Chambers (1898 - 1939)**
  Vera Stanislaus Whitaker Gillett (1903 - 1983)*
  Leonard F Whitaker (1905 - 1965)*
  Zelda Beatrice Whitaker Alfrey (1907 - 1989)*
  Donald Edward Whitaker (1909 - 1995)*
  Melvin Lawrence Whitaker (1911 - 1943)
  Thelma Marie Whitaker Spencer (1912 - 1996)*
  Edward Joseph Whitaker (1914 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
 
Created by: Catherine Clemens...
Record added: Aug 24, 2010
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Melvin Lawrence Whitaker
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