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StM1c John Bryant
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StM1c John Bryant Veteran

Birth
Baxley, Appling County, Georgia, USA
Death
26 Mar 1945 (aged 19)
Monument
Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA Add to Map
Plot
Courts of the Missing
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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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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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Gravesite Details

Entered the service from Delaware.


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