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1947

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George Ellis Watson. Seaman First Class, U.S. Navy-U.S.S. Foote, Destroyer 511.

1 September 1920 - 3 November 1943.

Studied naval radio. Engaged in the Solomon Islands campaign. Died of wounds received in the torpedoing of his vessel off Bougainville. Native of Bucksport. Graduated St. John's School, Bangor, and University of Wisconsin. Engaged in railroading with the Southern Pacific. Boy Scout leader; athlete; author of many poems. Purple Heart.

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Keywords

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

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