Dufilho, Marion William, LT

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1942, 131X, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
Service Years
1938 - 1942
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Opelousas
Last Address
Long Beach, CA

Casualty Date
Aug 07, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2013, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2013, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings

 
 Duty Stations
School Assignments - StaffAdvanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.VF-5 Fighting Hell CatsUSS Saratoga (CV-3)
  1940-1941, 139X, Naval Flight School
  1941-1941, 131X, Advanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.
  1941-1942, 131X, VF-5 Fighting Hell Cats
  1941-1942, 131X, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Wake Island
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of the Eastern Solomons
  1942-1942 Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Dutch Harbor
  1942-1942 Antisubmarine Campaign/Attack on USS SARATOGA (CV-3)
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of the Eastern Solomons
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1934-1938, United States Naval Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

   
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