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John Russell Wantz Jr.
Born June 22, 1927 - Died Feb. 26, 2006

Date of Induction-June 22, 1945
Branch of service-Navy
Trained at Baltimore, Maryland; Bainbridge, Maryland; Tompkinsville, New York; Lido Beach, New York Discharge Station-Lido Beach, New York
Date of Discharge-August 14, 1946
Rating-Seaman 1/c
Served-13 months, 24 days
Present occupation-Constructor
Served on security watch on Newark Bay for 2 months
Sent up the Hudson to ship's graveyard below Iona Island to stand security
watch and on work party
Parents - J. Russell and Henrietta Bauer Wantz

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