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S1C RICHARD G. WRIGHT - KIA
Seaman 1st Class United States Navy
DOD: November 20, 1943

S1C Wright was the first Pearl Harbor victim. It is not known what ship young Wright was stationed on.

PARENT: Mrs. Arthur Edsall of Wood River

S1C Wright made his home in Wood River until he joined the Navy in 1940.
He attended Wood River schools.

He had earned a Purple Heart.

Cemetery: Tablets of the Missing at Honolulu Memorial

 

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Wood River, Illinois  62095
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