Loren Carson Healy
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Loren Carson Healy

Birth
Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 18 Dec 1944 (aged 20)
Philippines
Cenotaph Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 15406246 · View Source
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Orem Sailor Killed In Philippines Area

Loren C. Healy, F 1/c, 20, whose widow, Mrs. Lucille Rasmussen Healy, resides in Orem, was killed in action in the Philippines, Dec 18.

Mr. Healy was a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Healy, Orem, and was a graduate of Lincoln high school, Orem. He was a crew member of the destroyer Spence when it went down during a typhoon. He was a member of the L D S church and entered the navy in June, 1943. He was made a member of a ship's crew in September, 1943, and had participated in five major engagements.

Source- The Salt Lake Tribune Sunday Morning, February 11, 1945

Per Ancestry U.S. Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963, the body of Loren Carson Healy was non-recoverable. KIA on 18 December 1944 (lost at sea). An application for headstone was made by his widowed wife (Lucille Healy Pedersen) in 1959 to have a headstone erected in Provo City Cemetery. There is also a memorial created in his honor in the Manila American Cemetery, Phillipines.


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  • Created by: Twin of an Angel
  • Added: 18 Aug 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15406246
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Loren Carson Healy (13 May 1924–18 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15406246, citing Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Twin of an Angel (contributor 46838657) .