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Theo "Ted" Tennyson Gamble
- Name: Theo "Ted" Tennyson Gamble
- Location of Birth: Spring Lake (Rush Island), Minnesota
- Date of Birth: January 14, 1923
- Date of Death: September 18, 1999 (76 years old)
- Parents: Percy Gamble and Anna (Gwin) Gamble
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- Highest Rank: S1 (Seaman 1st Class)
- Branch: Navy
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Information taken from "Report of Changes of the United States Naval Air Facility at Canton Island for the month ending January 31, 1945:
Theo Gamble was listed as S1C (AMM), which was Seaman 1st Class (Aviation Machinist's Mate). Theo was transferred on January 7, 1945 to Pearl Harbor.
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World War II
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Ted was a retiree from the railroad and was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Ione; and two sisters, Mildred Pearson and Ione Morris.
Ted is survived by his recent wife and past high school friend, Leona J. Groth, whom he married in July, 1999; and her daughter, Anita Johnson. He is also survived by two sons, Bruce and Terry; one daughter, Renee Lane; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, James and Jerry; and two sisters, Jolene Bemis and June Grant.
Ted died at his home and is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.
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