New Castle County
|Death: ||May 26, 1954|
Rhode Island, USA
Seaman (E3) Jefferson was a crew member of the aircraft carrier, USS BENNINGTON (CVA-20), cruising in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. On May 26, 1954, a launching catapult exploded killing him and 101 fellow crewmen.
Seaman (E3) Jefferson was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Created by: Pennsylvania Lady
Record added: May 31, 2012
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