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TM2 George Robert Laderbush

TM2 George Robert Laderbush

Birth
New York, USA
Death 13 Aug 1944 (aged 21)
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 56789304 · 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 January 19, 1946, 1 year and 1 day after he went missing as was the custom.

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Son of Mr. & Mrs. Albert Laderbush.

Rank/Rate Torpedoman's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 05730744
Birth Date June 26, 1923
From Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Flier (SS-250)
Loss Date August 13, 1944
Location In Balabac Strait near Mantangule Island
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
George was born in Greenland, New Hampshire.

Photo courtesy of Marga Coulp, niece. Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New Hampshire.

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  • Maintained by: Jeff Hall
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56789304
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TM2 George Robert Laderbush (26 Jun 1923–13 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56789304, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Jeff Hall (contributor 47296194) .