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Lloyd Franklin Branch

Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
Death 9 Mar 1943 (aged 35)
At Sea
Burial Body lost at sea
Memorial ID 154791425 · View Source
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Lloyd served as a Fireman/Watertender, S.S. Malantic, Merchant Marines during World War II.

He resided in Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

Lloyd was declared "Missing In Action" when the Malantic was hit by a torpedo from German submarine U-409 and sunk in the Atlantic during the war.

He was awarded the Mariner's Medal.

His remains were not recovered.

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 9 Nov 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 154791425
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lloyd Franklin Branch (5 Jun 1907–9 Mar 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 154791425, ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) Body lost at sea.