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S1 John Milten Brickerd, Jr

Birth
District Of Columbia, USA
Death 1 Feb 1943 (aged 21–22)
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID 56774855 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until April 2, 1944.

John served as a Seaman First Class, U.S.S. De Haven (DD-469), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war.

John was declared "Missing in Action" when the De Haven was hit by three bombs from Japanese Aircraft and sank off Salvo Island during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 2564458

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )


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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56774855
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for S1 John Milten Brickerd, Jr (1921–1 Feb 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56774855, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .