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S1 William Costas Blougouras

S1 William Costas Blougouras

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 2 Nov 1943
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 56786947 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Dimond Blougouras.

William served as a Seaman, First Class, U.S.S. Foote (DD-511), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

The Foote, in the Battle of Empress Augusta Bay, was hit by an enemy torpedo which blew off her stern. She lost 19 crewman killed and 17 wounded. The Battle of Empress Augusta Bay was considered a victory for the United States.

William was declared "Missing In Action" in this attack during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 5730129

The Foote survived the attack and the war and received four battle stars for World War II service.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56786947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for S1 William Costas Blougouras (unknown–2 Nov 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56786947, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .