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Harold Don Bodenhamer
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1927
Arkansas, USA
Death: May 25, 1945

WWII
CALIFORNIA
USNR
Killed in Action
Gold List

Don Bodenhamer died in the line of duty on May 25, 1945. He is buried on Okinawa. Bodenhamer, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Bodenhamer of Lemoore, was with the Third Fleet in the Southwest Pacific as a seaman first class. He went into the service in July, 1944, took his boot training at Farragut, Idaho, and his advanced in radar at Treasure Island. Prior to going into the service he was engaged in ranching with his father.

He was among the 21 sailors killed during a Kamikaze attack on the USS Stormes (DD-780). The USS Stormes was part of the Okinawan invasion fleet antiaircraft screen.



 
 
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 Parents:
  Loyd B. Bodenhamer (1906 - 1964)
  Cora M. Webb Bodenhamer (1909 - 1979)
 
Burial:
Grangeville Cemetery
Armona
Kings County
California, USA
Plot: Sec: F Lot: 77 Sp: 1
 
Created by: JC
Record added: Oct 26, 2009
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Harold Don Bodenhamer
Added by: JC
 
Harold Don Bodenhamer
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Harold Don Bodenhamer
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- Amy Walker
 Added: Oct. 20, 2014
Very proud of my great Uncle Don....I am very fortunate to come from a long family line of military men, particularly the Navy. May he rest in sweet peace.
- Amy Walker
 Added: Jul. 30, 2010
Thank you for your service.
- Jan
 Added: Nov. 6, 2009
 
 
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