SMN Mervin Warren Paden

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SMN Mervin Warren Paden

Maryland, USA
Death 30 Dec 1944 (aged 23)
At Sea
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 84 Site 189-191
Memorial ID 46353014 · View Source
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Husband of Mary Priscilla Paden.

Mervin served as a Seaman, First Class, U.S.S. Gansevoort (DD-608), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland prior to the war.

Melvin was declared "Missing In Action" when the Gansevoort was hit by a kamikaze on it's main deck to port in Mangarin Bay, Mindoro.

He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 5 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46353014
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SMN Mervin Warren Paden (28 Jul 1921–30 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46353014, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .