MoMM3 David Francis Lougheed

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MoMM3 David Francis Lougheed

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 11 Apr 1944
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Plot Plot C Row 10 Grave 6
Memorial ID 56248597 · View Source
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David, who resided at 2205 Lamotte Steet, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Motor Machinist's Mate Third Class on the U.S.S. Holder (DE-401), U.S. Navy during World War II.

The Holder, while escorting a convoy bound for Mediterranean ports, was attacked by German torpedo bombers. A torpedo struck the escort vessel amidships on the port side, causing two heavy explosions. The Holder, however, survived the attack.

David was "Killed In Action" in this attack during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He had served in the Navy for nine months at the time of his death.

Service # 8126543

David was the only Delawarean lost on the Holder.

The Holder received one battle star for World War II service.

Bio & Family Link by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56248597
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for MoMM3 David Francis Lougheed (unknown–11 Apr 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56248597, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .