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Maj William Deane Moody
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Birth: May 9, 1918
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1951
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

Major William Deane Moody, USMC, of West Los Angeles California, who was decorated for heroism on the island of Peleliu during World War II while with the 1st Marine Division died at the U.S. Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton of injuries received when his Jeep in which he was riding to maneuvers overturned. The accident occurred on winding Basilone Road within the confines of Camp Pendleton, where the major was based. At the time of his accident, he had been notified of his return to inactive duty, and was carrying his discharge papers with him. He was the son-in-law of Hiram J. Hamer, Southern California architect and co-founder and developer of Bel Air, CA.



 
 
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 Spouse:
  Janet June Hamer Moody (1924 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Lt. Col. USMCR
 
Burial:
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Whittier
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Gate: 14; Area: Terrace Gardens Lawn; Lot: 410; Grave: 2
 
Maintained by: Bernard Johnson
Originally Created by: John & Linda Russell
Record added: Jul 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54637586
Maj William Deane Moody
Added by: John & Linda Russell
 
Maj William Deane Moody
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Added by: Mike Valeanu
 
 
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-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 13, 2011
Semper Fi. A good man gone too soon.
- Bernard Johnson
 Added: Sep. 15, 2011
 
 
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