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William Gramling
(-1907)
Mary May
George Parr
(1850-1926)
Catherine Schimpff
(1850-1937)
Carl Gramling
(Abt 1892-)
Bessie Parr
(Abt 1896-)
L. D. Gramling
(1919-2007)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Cleota Potts

L. D. Gramling 1

  • Born: 3 Jan 1919
  • Marriage (1): Cleota Potts
  • Died: 30 Aug 2007 at age 88 2
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bullet  General Notes:


The following information was provided Tara Burley, granddaughter of L.D. Gramling:

L.D. Gramiling fought in WW2 in the Navy on the LCS(L)(3)-33 (which is a landing craft support ship) the ship earned 2 battle stars for it's service in WW2. His ship was sunk by Japanese kamikaze suicide planes attack, April 12th, 1945 on Radar Picket Station # 1 off Okinawa.

Grandpa was one of the survivors of the sinking, but was shot in the leg. He used to let me feel the casing, which was still in his leg, when I was a little girl. He was also awarded a purple heart. 2

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: 1-5.


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L. married Cleota Potts.


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Sources


1 Notes from David A. Leas and/or the 1950 Leas Family Genealogy.

2 Tara Burley.


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