Death of sailor on USS Laffey at Guadalcanal

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Death of sailor on USS Laffey at Guadalcanal - Myers Sailor Lost On Destroyer v Iii Solomons...
Myers Sailor Lost On Destroyer v Iii Solomons Donald A. Warner, 22, of Myers, fireman second class, USN, went down with his ship, the destroyer USS Laffey, off Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands battles last November November in which the aircraft carrier carrier Hornet and other U. S. warships warships were lost. The son of Everett G. Myers of Waverly, and grandson of S. S. Warner now of Lockwood and the late Mrs. Warner, with whom he formerly formerly made his home in Myers, Warner is the nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Harley Hill of 134 Spencer St. Word of his death was received by his family in December, but the sinking of the USS Laffey was not officially announced by the Navy until last week. A graduate of Ludlowville High School with the Class of 1938, Warner Warner was employed with the International International Salt Company at Myers before his enlistment in the Navy Mar. 10, 1941. He received his naval training at Newport, R. I., and at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station, 111. Lost in Action XT DONALD A- A- WARNER Jap Premier's Illness Delays Diet New York UP) The Office of War Information said the Tokyo of

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  1. The Ithaca Journal,
  2. 20 Jan 1943, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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