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SERV_NO: 2507291
LNAME: WRIGHT
FNAME: MARTIN
MNAME: JOSEPH
SFX:  
RANK_Posthumous: AO1
LOSS_DATE: 7/5/1953
Status per Govt: MIA
Should be Status:  
CIRCUMST OF LOSS: Power failure, ditched forward of the carrier
EVIDENCE_ALIVE:  
EVIDENCE_DEAD:  
COMMENT1:  
COMMENT2:  
HOME_CITY: JOHNSTOWN
STATE: PA
BIRTH_DATE: 9/12/1921
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KWALD_COMMENT:  
CREW_STATUS: AO1 Martin J. Wright, USN, MIA/BNR, Lt C.R. Johnson, ACAN D.G. Kennedy, USN, rescued by the USS Sumner (DD-692)
SERVICE: USN
DIV_or_GRP: USS BOXER
RGT_or_WNG: VC-35
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VEHICLE: AD-4N
VEH_ID: 126944
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WITH: VC-35
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KWALD: 2070
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Birth_YR: 1921
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