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Robert Blair Leigh
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1920
Death: Jun. 6, 1942, At Sea

S1C, USS HAMMANN WORLD WAR II

Died from injuries following the torpedoing of USS Hammann (DD-412) while alongside crippled USS Yorktown during the Battle of Midway, June 6, 1942. The destroyer was hit amidship and sank in less than four minutes. A tremendous explosion as the ship slipped below the waves killed and injured many of the crew that were in the water. 
 
Burial:
Lakeside Cemetery
Herman
Grant County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Dec 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63386727
Robert Blair Leigh
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Robert Blair Leigh
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Robert Blair Leigh
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Thank you Robert for your service and courage
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 Added: Oct. 27, 2013
 
 
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