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Tec3 Gordon L Centabar

Birth
Vermont, USA
Death 25 Jan 1945 (aged 28–29)
Philippines
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot A Row 9 Grave 206
Memorial ID 56781621 · View Source
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Brother of Charles A. Centabar who resided in Essex Junction, Vermont.

Gordon served as a Technician Third Grade, 172nd Infantry Regiment, 43rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Chittenden County, Vermont & was a member of the Vermont National Guard prior to the war.

His National Guard unit was called into full time active Army service on February 24, 1941, prior to the war, from Bennington, Vermont. He was noted, at that time, as being employed as a Recreation and/or Amusement Attendant and also as Single, without dependents.

Gordon was "Killed In Action" on Luzon Island, Philippines during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart with one Oak Leaf Cluster.

Service # 20152386

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56781621
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tec3 Gordon L Centabar (1916–25 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56781621, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .