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1947

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John A. Willette. Private First Class, U.S. Army Infantry. 16th Armored Infantry, 45th Division.

28 May 1918 - 4 April 1945.

Fighting with the Thunderbird Division he earned four battle stars; in Italy, Southern France, and the Rhineland. Wounded, November 1944. Later returned to combat. Killed in action in the Harz Mountains, Germany. Student at John Bapst High School. Engaged in aircraft construction. Hunter and fisherman. Purple Heart with oak-leaf cluster.

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Keywords

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

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