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1947

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Eugene John Ranks. Seaman Second Class, U.S. Navy - U.S.S. Hancock.

7 June 1927 - 21 January 1945.

Enlisted, October 1943. Trained, Newport, Rhode Island, and Norfolk, Virginia. Voyaged to Brazil, 1944, before assignment to Aircraft Carrier Hancock in the Pacific. Killed in action. Buried at sea. Graduated, St Mary's School, Bangor. Employed in the newspaper business while studying one year at John Bapst High School. Baseball enthusiast.

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Keywords

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

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