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West Virginia Veterans Database Record Detail
Item Details: Record Id: 6291
War: WWII
Name: Denzil David McClain
Sex: M
Race:
County: Doddridge
Community: Miletus
Branch of Service: Navy
Rank: S1C
Service Number: 02583359
Date of Death: 1942/08/ 8 or 9
Place of Death: Savo Island
Cause of Death:
Place of Burial: American Cemetery in Manila
Unit: USN
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Father:

William D. McClain
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Date Added to Memorial:  Original
Source: WV Vet Mem Application Form
Notes: Purple Heart; Seaman First Class Denzil D. McClain died on August 8 or 9, 1942 during the Battle of Salvo Island. After MIA Status of a year and a day he was declared dead-1943/8/10
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