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MM3 Sol Laventhal

MM3 Sol Laventhal

New York, USA
Death 24 Nov 1943 (aged 27)
At Sea
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56122992 · View Source
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Father of Shirley Laventhal who resided in Buffalo, New York.

Sol served as a Aviation Machinist's Mate, Third Class, USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

Sol was declared "Missing In Action" when the Liscome Bay was sunk by a torpedo from Japanese submarine I-175 in the Battle of the Gilbert Islands during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 6083302

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New York.




  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56122992
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for MM3 Sol Laventhal (20 Jul 1916–24 Nov 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56122992, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .