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WT1 William Conroy McMakin

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WT1 William Conroy McMakin

Birth
Seaford, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death
25 Oct 1944 (aged 22)
Memorial Site*
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Memorial ID
6445912 View Source

Son of Joseph P. McMakin.

William, who resided in St. George's, Delaware, served as a Water Tender First Class on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. St. Lo, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was "Killed In Action" when the St. Lo was sunk during the battle of Leyte Gulf during the war.

He had served in the Navy for two years and eight months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Son of Joseph P. McMakin.

William, who resided in St. George's, Delaware, served as a Water Tender First Class on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. St. Lo, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was "Killed In Action" when the St. Lo was sunk during the battle of Leyte Gulf during the war.

He had served in the Navy for two years and eight months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Bio by: Russ Pickett


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Body lost at sea. Died when ship, USS St. Lo sunk in Battle of Leyte Gulf in WWII


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