Amelia Dwyer

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  • Name: Amelia Dwyer
  • Location of Birth: Nashwauk, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: May 23, 1921
  • Date of Death: December 14, 2000 (79 years old)
  • Parents: Victor and Viviene Monico
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  • Highest Rank: HM1 (Hospital Corpsman Petty Officer 1st Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: 1945
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  • Date of Discharge: 1949
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  • Military Highlights:
    Amelia joined the United States Navy in 1945 as a WAVE (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services). She was honorably discharged in 1949.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Amelia married Frank Dwyer in 1946.

    Amelia was preceded in death by her husband, Frank.

    She is survived by a son, Barry; and two daughters, Monica Sadowski and Vicki Pardee; four brothers and five sisters.

    Amelia died in Crystal River, Florida and is buried in Florida National Cemetery at Bushnell, Florida. (Sec 444, Site 162)

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