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USS Serpens Memorial
Birth: unknown
Death: Jan. 29, 1945
Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

On June 15, 1949, the largest group burial at Arlington National Cemetery took place when 250 men from the USS Serpens were interred. The men were killed when their Coast Guard ammunition ship exploded and sank at Lunga Beach, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, January 29, 1945. In their memory the monument was erected with octagonal panels listing all their names. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery *
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 34, Grid X/Y-17
*Memorial Site [?]
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 2725
USS Serpens Memorial
Added by: Ron Williams
 
USS Serpens Memorial
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Added by: James Seidelman
 
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Thank You to each of you for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jul. 8, 2014
God bless. Rest in peace.
- Ohio Baby
 Added: Jun. 26, 2014

- liz in brooklyn
 Added: May. 2, 2013
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