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S2c Byron Norman Long

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S2c Byron Norman Long

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
18 Jan 1945 (aged 17)
At Sea
Burial
Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID
67364781 View Source

Byron served as a Seaman Second Class, U.S.S. Duluth ( CL-87 ), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Smyrna, Delaware prior to the war.

U.S.S. Duluth ( CL-87 ) operated as a training cruiser based in Newport, Rhode Island, from December 14, 1944 through March 2, 1945 as her crew familiarized themselves with the ship.

During a training exercise off Newport, Rhode Island Byron accidentally fell over board and they were unable to rescue him.

This record is a Cenotaph in his honor.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Byron served as a Seaman Second Class, U.S.S. Duluth ( CL-87 ), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Smyrna, Delaware prior to the war.

U.S.S. Duluth ( CL-87 ) operated as a training cruiser based in Newport, Rhode Island, from December 14, 1944 through March 2, 1945 as her crew familiarized themselves with the ship.

During a training exercise off Newport, Rhode Island Byron accidentally fell over board and they were unable to rescue him.

This record is a Cenotaph in his honor.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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S-2, U.S. Navy, WW II


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