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Arthur Norman Normandie

Birth
Death 13 Nov 1942
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 170293565 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Ruby North who resided in Terryville, Connecticut.

Arthur served as a Seaman First Class, U.S.S. Sterett (DD-407), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Litchfield County, Connecticut prior to the war.

The U.S.S. Sterett, while in the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, was caught in a deadly crossfire that caused considerable damage.

Arthur was "Killed In Action" in the battle during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Arthur was buried at sea.

Service # 2073537

The Sterett survived the battle and the war. The Sterett earned 12 battle stars, the United States Presidential Unit Citation for the Battle of Guadalcanal and the Battle of Vella Gulf, and the Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation for her World War II service.

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Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding that this record was not recorded at Manila!

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S1C, US NAVY WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 21 Sep 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 170293565
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Norman Normandie (unknown–13 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 170293565, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .