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StM1c John Bryant

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StM1c John Bryant

Birth
Baxley, Appling County, Georgia, USA
Death
26 Mar 1945 (aged 19)
Memorial Site*
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID
56116628 View Source

John served as a Steward's Mate First Class, U.S.S. Gilmer (DD-233), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided at 1001 B Street, Wilmington, Delaware prior to the war.

John was "Killed In Action" when the Gilmer has hit by a Japanese kamikaze in her galley deckhouse during the war.

John was the only sailor on the Gilmer that was killed in this attack.

He had served in the Navy for one year at the time of his death and was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was buried at sea.

Service # 9065256

Son of Lilly Bryant.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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John served as a Steward's Mate First Class, U.S.S. Gilmer (DD-233), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided at 1001 B Street, Wilmington, Delaware prior to the war.

John was "Killed In Action" when the Gilmer has hit by a Japanese kamikaze in her galley deckhouse during the war.

John was the only sailor on the Gilmer that was killed in this attack.

He had served in the Navy for one year at the time of his death and was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was buried at sea.

Service # 9065256

Son of Lilly Bryant.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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