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1947

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Howard William Getchell. Sergeant, U.S. Army Infantry 9th Infantry Regiment.

28 March 1924 - 6 August 1944.

Landed in Normandy on "D-"Day. Wounded but returned to duty. Killed near St. Lo two months after the landing. Lies at Marigny, Manche, France. Fought also in Tunisia and Sicily. A native of Glenburn, he later became a Bangor resident. His civil occupation was transporting the U.S. mail. Purple Heart.

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

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