LtCdr Milton Frank “Pete” Pavlic


LtCdr Milton Frank “Pete” Pavlic

Trieste, Provincia di Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Death 15 Nov 1942 (aged 32)
At Sea
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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Milton served as a Lieutenant Commander, USS South Dakota (BB-57), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Ohio prior to the war. His wife was Patricia Olive Dwyer born in Albert, lee, Minnesota but lived in San Francisco. They had two children, Patricia Frances and Michael. The family resided in Annapolis, Maryland during the war.

He was declared "Missing In Action" when the U.S.S South Dakota was hit by Japanese fire during the second naval battle of Guadalcanal. He was in the sky patrol tower. LCdr Pavlic was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 0-071417

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )
additional information by Denise Robinson

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  • Maintained by: Denise Robinson
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56765858
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for LtCdr Milton Frank “Pete” Pavlic (27 Dec 1909–15 Nov 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56765858, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Denise Robinson (contributor 47006050) .