Navy Badge
  • Name: Patrick John Dwyer
  • Location of Birth: Marble, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 24, 1925
  • Date of Death: February 23, 1979
  • Parents: Richard Dwyer & Marie (Kampa) Dywer
  • High School and Class: 1943 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: March 24, 1944
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  • Date of Discharge: October 2, 1946
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Patrick John Dwyer
    Race: White
    Age: 18
    Birth Date: November 24, 1925
    Birth Place: Marble, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Marble, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: November 24, 1943
    Employer: Interstate Iron Mining Co., Calumet, Itasca, Minnesota
    Weight: 142
    Height: 5-5
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Marie Dwyer, Marble, Minnesota

    1944 – Patrick J. Dwyer, Marble, graduated from the Naval Air Technical Training Center located at Memphis, Tennessee. While at Memphis the Bluejacket attended the aviation radio school for which his recruit training aptitude tests showed he was best fitted. He will now be transferred to Gunnery School and upon graduation may be qualified as an Air crewman, which will entitle him to wear the silver wings of the Air crewman.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Patrick Dwyer died in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Block 63). He is survived by his wife, Alice; daughter, Patty (Glen) Bathke; son, Darryl; mother Marie Dwyer; four sisters, Mary Kelly, Nancy (Angelo) Roonzani, Corrine (Eldridge) Plaisted, and Joanne (John) Jeffrey; and three brothers, Rich, Michael and Thomas.

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