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GM3C Peter Budnick

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GM3C Peter Budnick

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
16 Jan 1944 (aged 22)
At Sea
Burial
Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot
Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID
56288204 View Source

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 )

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 ID: 56288204
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56288204/peter-budnick: accessed ), memorial page for GM3C Peter Budnick (18 Dec 1921–16 Jan 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56288204, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .