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Electrician's Mate 3c Willaim F. Schoener - Fallen

William F. Schoener
Mandan, ND
County: Morton
World War II - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 11, 1944 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Naval Reserve

Died while doing maintenance on the ships engine and was electrocuted (Per statement of family 5/16/2019) - Buried at Sea. Survived by spouse Katharine.

Information found in Register of North Dakota Veterans WWII 1941-1945 and Korean Conflict 1950-1953. Page 1322.

Name included on All Veterans Memorial on Capitol Grounds in Bismarck ND under Burke County.

Born Dubois, Idaho December 17, 1921. Resident of Burke County ND. Entered US Navy in Minneapolis Minnesota on April 21, 1943. Service in the Asiatic Pacific Theater. Died in Service October 11, 1944 on board his ship. Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery.