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Louis Wilfred Arpin

War: World War II
Parent/Wife: Parents: Arsene and Florence
City: Wisc. Rapids
Birth Date: 1925
Death Date: 25 Oct 1944 (aged 18–19) Philippines
How Died: Lost with USS Gambier Bay - Battle of Leyte Gulf
Where Died: Leyte Gulf
Where Buried: Memorialized: Forest Hill Cemetery Wisconsin Rapids, Wood County, Wisconsin, US and the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial.
Rank: 1C
Branch: Navy

Kia=Killed in Action
Dow=Died of Wounds
Dod=Died of Disease
Mia=Missing in Action



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Arpin enters Navy
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Louis Arpin Missing


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