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1947

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Lawrence R. Blethen. Technical Sergeant Operations Chief, U.S. Army Field Artillery, 33rd Field Artillery Battalion. 1 December 1911 - 27 July 1943.

While computing firing data for the guns before Gangi, Sicily, he was killed by a direct hit. He had previously fought in Tunisia. After the New England Conservatory of Music he taught piano and voice. Until the war music was his life. Purple Heart. Silver Star Medal. Bronze Star Medal.

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

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