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PFC William Earnest Cordon
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1920
Port Arthur
Jefferson County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1945
Iwo Jima
Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

United States Marine; fought in the battle of Guadalcanal with D Company, Second Marines; guard duty in California and Oregon, then Iwo Jima as a mortar gunner with HQ, 1st Battalion, 24th Marines.

Cordon was killed in action on Iwo shortly before his battalion was to board transports to leave the island. 
 
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 Parents:
  Willie Knodell Cordon (1900 - 1967)
 
 Sibling:
  William Earnest Cordon (1920 - 1945)
  Robert Curtis Cordon (1922 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Plot: Cedar Dell, Lots 86 & 87
 
Created by: Geoffrey Roecker
Record added: Jan 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104273749
PFC William Earnest Cordon
Added by: Robert Hague
 
PFC William Earnest Cordon
Added by: Robert Hague
 
PFC William Earnest Cordon
Added by: Robert Hague
 
 
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May songs of the angels welcome you and guide you along your way. May the smiles of the martyrs greet your own as darkness turns into day. Every fear will be undone and death will be no more, as songs of the angels bring you home before the face of God.
- Robert Hague
 Added: Nov. 9, 2013
 
 
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