Richard Edward Prendergast

Richard Edward Prendergast

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Death 28 May 1945 (aged 40)
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 34, Site: 3090
Memorial ID 49300989 · View Source
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Son of Richard E. Prendergast and Bertha Roe Prendergast. Husband of Hazel C. Dewey Prendergast. Richard, who resided in Wyoming, Delaware, served as a Chief Water Tender with the U.S.S. Drexler, U.S. Navy during World War II. He was "Killed In Action" when the Drexler was struck by two Japanese Kamikazes and sunk in the South Pacific. He had served in the Navy for four years at the time of his death and was decorated with a Distinguished Service Medal and the Purple Heart.


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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 6 Mar 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 49300989
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Edward Prendergast (5 Jan 1905–28 May 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 49300989, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .