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1LT Lawrence Leter Trafton

1LT Lawrence Leter Trafton

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 20 Mar 1945 (aged 24)
Iwo Jima, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot M, 877
Memorial ID 3794871 · View Source
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Husband of Mildred E. Cram Trafton whom he married on October 8, 1943. She resided in Millinocket, Maine.

Lawrence served as a First Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, 28th Marines, 5th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in New Hampshire prior to the war.

Lawrence was "Killed In Action" on Iwo Jima during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in the Iwo Jima 5th Division Cemetery and was later repatriated here on February 25, 1949.

Service # O-027866

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3794871
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Lawrence Leter Trafton (9 Mar 1921–20 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3794871, citing National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .