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PFC John A Lallier

PFC John A Lallier

Birth
New York, USA
Death 3 Feb 1943 (aged 39–40)
At Sea
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
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Memorial ID 76117149 · View Source
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John served as a Private First Class, 30th Squadron, 8th Ferry Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He noted his county of residence as Lewis County, New York at the time of his enlistment.

He enlisted in the Army on June 3, 1942 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He was noted as being Married.

John was declared "Missing In Action" when the USAT Dorchester, on which he was a passenger, was torpedoed by German U-boat U-223 south of Greenland in the Atlantic and sunk. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

This was the same ship that received national recognition during the war since the "Four Chaplin's" were also lost during this sinking. A total of 675 soldiers and sailors were lost.

Service # 16084640


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 7 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76117149
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC John A Lallier (1903–3 Feb 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76117149, citing East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .