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S1/c Donald William Garrison


Born: 14 July 1925 - Cook County, Illinois

Parents: Edward W. & Antoinette M. Garrison

Siblings: 3 sisters, 2 brothers

Home:

    - 2655 North Seventy-Second Court - Elmwood Park, Illinois

Education:

    - John Mills Middle School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Graduating Class: 1945

            - left school after one year

Enlisted:

    - United States Naval Reserve

        - 21 April 1943 - Chicago, Illinois

Rank: Seaman First Class

Service Number: 726  63  08

Ship:

    - U.S.S. Nashville

        - light cruiser

        - Ship's Muster: 31 July 1943 - 14 December 1944

Engagements:

    - Battle of the Philippines  

        - kamikaze hit ship on port side amidships

        - killed large number of crew

Killed in Action:

    - 13 December 1944

        - most likely buried at sea

Memorial:

    - Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery - Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

        - 8 September 1948 


 

 

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