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George Oran Ticknor
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1911
Lawrence County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1944, Philippines

His father was Oran Duane Tucknor and his mother was Francis Orilla Smith Ticknor, her father was George Smith and her mother was Gertrude Cook, she died in 1883 in Brookings SD and father came out to Rapid City where he was Pharmacist, he remarried and lived in Spearfish until he died in 1923 at that time the Ticknors were in Sundance Wy by 1938 when Francis step mother died, they were in Missouri.
Birth 8 Jan 1911 in Spearfish, Lawrence, South Dakota, USA
Death 26 Mar 1944 in , Lost at Sea during WWII,
George Oran Ticknor
Ship, Station or Activity: Dolphin
Ship Number or Designation: SS169
Muster Date: 31 Mar 1943
George O Ticknor
Gender: Male
Race: White
Religion: No Record
Disposition: Nonrecovera
Service Branch: Navy
Rank: Chief Electrician's Mate
Service Number: 3366270

George Oran Ticknor
Relative Name: Mrs. Marvel Frost Ticknor
Relative Relationship: Wife
State: Colorado
Country: United States
Type of Casualty: Killed In Action
Roll: ww2c_27
Following her third patrol, Dolphin was withdrawn from active patrolling and assigned to training duties at Pearl Harbor. She performed these duties until 29 January 1944, at which time she sailed for the Panama Canal Zone.
There she again participated in exercises, before returning to New London on 6 March 1944. At New London she was assigned to the Submrine School, serving as a school ship until the end of the war.
Dolphin was decommissioned on 12 October 1945, at Portsmouth Navy Yard. She was sold for scrapping on 26 August 1946.
Dolphin received two battle stars for her World War II service.

World War II
George O. Ticknor
Chief Electrician's Mate, U.S. Navy
United States Navy
Entered the Service From: Montana
Service #: 3366270
Date of Death: December 15, 1945
Wars or Conflicts:
World War II
Tablets of the Missing
Manila American Cemetery
Manila, Philippines
Purple Heart

** Purple Heart

Above graciously submitted by Contributor # 47597564. 
Family links: 
  Oran Duane Ticknor (1877 - 1943)
  Frances Orrilla Smith Ticknor (1880 - 1972)
  Ernest Walter Ticknor (1904 - 1964)*
  George Oran Ticknor (1911 - 1944)
  Frances Wilma Ticknor Manewal (1914 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Not known
Created by: Ellen Bishop
Record added: Jan 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83249219
George Oran Ticknor
Added by: Ellen Bishop
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Killed in Action in defense of the United States
- Ellen Bishop
 Added: Jan. 10, 2012

- Ellen Bishop
 Added: Jan. 10, 2012

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