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Walter A. Gesell
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1920
Death: Jun. 7, 1942

Seaman first class Gesell was one of eighty-two crew killed when USS Hammann (DD-412) was torpedoed while alongside the damaged USS Yorktown during the Battle of Midway, June 6, 1942. The destroyer was hit amidship and sank in less than four minutes. 
 
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 Parents:
  Fred E. Gesell (1889 - 1963)
  Viola Simons Gesell (1895 - 1981)
 
 Siblings:
  Bernard E. Gesell (1917 - 1927)*
  Walter A. Gesell (1920 - 1942)
  Donald W Gesell (1926 - 2016)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Muscatine
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Jackie
Record added: Jun 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70909033
Walter A. Gesell
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Walter A. Gesell
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 Added: Mar. 27, 2013
 
 
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