Theodore E. Dawdy

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NAME:
Theodore Edward Dawdy
NICKNAME:
SERVICE NUMBER:
455027
HOME OF RECORD:
Dallas, TX
NEXT OF KIN:
Mother, Mrs. Eunice F Dawdy
DATE OF BIRTH:
8/17/1926*
SERVICE DATES:
9/19/1942 – 2/24/1945
DATE OF DEATH:
2/24/1945
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur C/1/24 504 Private  
Saipan C/1/24 504 Private
Tinian C/1/24 504 Private  
Iwo Jima Weapons/24 610 PFC KIA
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Bronze Star, Purple Heart
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Private First Class

*Note: This date of birth is from Dawdy’s birth certificate. His military records list his DOB as 8/17/1924, suggesting that Dawdy claimed to be of age at enlistment when in reality he was just sixteen years old.

Biography coming soon.

 

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