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S2 Calvin Curtiss Almquist
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1925
Alden
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1943, At Sea

Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until July 11, 1944, 1 year and 1 day after he went missing as was the custom.

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Son of Carl Walter and Amy Clare (Biesenthal) Almquist.

Calvin served as a Seaman, Second Class, U.S.S. Maddox (DD-622), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Buffalo, Erie County, New York prior to the war.

The Maddox, while on antisubmarine patrol about 16 miles of the shore of Sicily, was attacked by a German Junkers Ju 88 bomber. One of the bombs exploded Maddox's aft magazine, causing the ship to roll over and sink within two minutes during the war.

Calvin was declared "Missing in Action" in this sinking.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 6092143

The Maddox received two battle stars for World War II service.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )
 
 
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 Parents:
  Carl Walter Edwin Almquist (1896 - 1982)
  Amy Clare Biesenthal Almquist (1891 - 1968)
 
 Sibling:
  Carl Walter Edwin Almquist (1923 - 1978)*
  Calvin Curtiss Almquist (1925 - 1943)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Nettuno
Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Lazio, Italy
Plot: Tablets of the Missing ~ Navy
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56306014
S2 Calvin Curtiss Almquist
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S2 Calvin Curtiss Almquist
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S2 Calvin Curtiss Almquist
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- John "Jack" Richter
 Added: Jul. 3, 2014
You served our country faithfully. May we always cherish our freedom by honoring your memory. God bless you!
- Darlene T.
 Added: Jul. 27, 2012

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jun. 3, 2012
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