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Paul B Jefferson

Claymont, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 26 May 1954
Rhode Island, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 91104007 · View Source
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Seaman (E3) Jefferson was a crew member of the aircraft carrier, USS BENNINGTON (CVA-20), cruising in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. On May 26, 1954, a launching catapult exploded killing him and 101 fellow crewmen.

Seaman (E3) Jefferson was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.


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