GM3C Peter Budnick

GM3C Peter Budnick

Death 16 Jan 1944 (aged 21–22)
At Sea
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
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Peter served as a Gunner's Mate 3rd Class and a Naval Armed Guard on the S.S. Sumner I. Kimball, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware prior to the war.

He was declared "Missing In Action" during the war when the Kimball was torpedoed and sunk by German U-Boat U-960 during the war.

There were 40 Merchant Mariners and 29 US Naval Armed Guards on board; none survived and none of their remains were recovered.

Peter was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 7225666

Son of Mr. & Mrs. John Budnick.

( 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 56288204
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for GM3C Peter Budnick (1922–16 Jan 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56288204, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .