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1947

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James Alton Faulkingham. Corporal U.S. Marine Corps. C Company, 1st Amphibious Tractor Battalion, 1st Marine Division.

11 November 1920 - 17 September 1944.

Born on Armistice Day, he gave the enemy no armistice, fighting at the Solomon Islands and Peleliu Island, Palau Group, Caroline Islands, where he received wounds from which he died later at sea. Native of Bangor. Graduated from Bangor High School, 1939. Went into construction work. Presidential Citation. Purple Heart. Navy Cross.

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

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