Leonard Duggan S1/C
Hutchinson County Herald - October 15, 1943
Spearman citizens were greatly grieved last week-end when they received information that Leonard A. Duggan, 19 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. A.G. Duggan, was killed Thursday, Oct. 7 when a plane plunged into the St. Johns river while on a routine training flight at Jacksonville, Fla.
Duggan was a first class seaman and was with the naval air station at Jacksonville. Announcement was made Friday by Jacksonville authorities of the death of young Duggan.
His mother has been operator at the Spearman telephone office. The family had lived here only this year and the boy went into service early this year.
Survivors include his parents, Bill Duggan, brother, a high school student; Mrs. Earl Hicks, Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. William Daughertee, Enid Okla., half sisters, and Ralph Kock, Rosston, Okla., a half brother.
The body was scheduled to arrive at Woodward, Okla., Tuesday and burial was to be Wednesday at Rosston, their former home. Services were to be conducted by a Methodist minister.
Citizens of Spearman contributed liberally to floral offerings for the bereaved family.
All of the immediate family was present for the funeral except Mrs. Hicks of Seattle.
"He Died For His Country"
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery
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