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John Edward Dittman, Jr

Death 4 Apr 1943
At Sea
Burial Body lost at sea
Memorial ID 57917885 · View Source
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Son of John Edward Dittman, Sr. and Ida Archer Dittman.

Husband of Emma Troyer Dittman.

John, who resided in Clayton, Delaware, served as a Oiler on the Merchant Marine Ship, M.S. Sunoil during World War II.

John was declared "Missing In Action" when his ship was sunk by ememy gunfire en route from Halifax, Nova Scotia to England. He was awarded the Mariner's Medal.

This record is a "Cenotaph" in his memory.

Delawarean "Hunter Nickles Craddock" from Claymont was also killed on the M.S. Sunoil.

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 30 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57917885
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Edward Dittman, Jr (unknown–4 Apr 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57917885, ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) Body lost at sea.