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Linn County Leader - Brookfield, MO
  • Do You Remember

  • November 1944
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  • Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Thompson, Sr., of near Keytesville, have three sons in the Navy. Yoeman First Class Junior Thompson entered the service August 16, 1941. He served on the U.S.S. Hornet which was sunk October 26, 1942, at the Battle of Santa Cruz Islands. Saved from that engagement, he participated in the major battle of Midway and Coral Sea. He is now stationed in Hawaii. PM 2/c Virgil Thompson entered service March 23, 1942. He has seen action in one major battle in the North Pacific where he was on duty two years off Alaska and the Aleutians. He is now stationed in Astoria, Ore. S 2/c Earl Thompson entered the service April 27, 1944. He is now stationed in Alaska.
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