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1947

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Claire Frederic Dunphey. Electrician's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy-U.S.S. Langley. 19 January 1908 - 1 March 1942

Bangor High, 1926. Enlisted, 1927. Served continuously on ships Lunson, Herbert Yarnall and Langley until Langley was sunk off Tjilijap, Java, 27 February 1942. Rescued by Tanker Pecos. Killed in action with her. Coached Navy baseball teams to Pacific Coast and Fleet championships. American, Asiatic, Philippine Defense medals, Purple Heart.

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World War II, Bangor Maine, Killed in action, Veterans

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