Navy Badge
  • Name: Robert "Bob" Francis Kavanagh
  • Location of Birth: Itasca County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 15, 1927
  • Date of Death: April 1, 1965
  • Parents: Patrick A. Kavanagh & Lucille (Paul) Kavanagh
  • High School and Class: 1945 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: EM 2 (Electrician's Mate Petty Officer 2nd Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Robert Kavanagh was a lifelong resident of Marble, Minnesota. He was employed as an electrician with Cleveland Cliffs Mining Co.

    Bob died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Block 30, Lot 17). He is survived by his parents, Patrick A. & Lucille Kavanagh; a daughter Nancy; and two brothers, William and Patrick R. Kavanagh.

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