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Harley Elbridge Vandine

Male 1924 - 1945  (21 years)


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  • Name Harley Elbridge Vandine 
    Born 1924  Houlton, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 May 1945  Okinawa, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried East China Sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lost at sea; US Navy - USS Bunker Hill
    Person ID I07361  Family Tree
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2018 

    Father Samuel Clyde Vandine,   b. 18 Sep 1887, Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Jenetta Marion Currier,   b. 12 Jul 1893, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1970, Orono, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1911  Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1924 - Houlton, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 May 1945 - Okinawa, Japan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East China Sea Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Harley Vandine
    Harley Vandine
    Vandine Harley E
    Boatswain's Mate 2C USNR Maine

    Courts of the Missing

    Census
    1930 US Census
    1930 US Census
    Westfield Township, Aroostook County, Maine
    1940 US Census
    1940 US Census
    Orono, Penobscot County, Maine

  • Notes 
    • Harley served as a Boatswain's Mate Second Class, U.S.S. Bunker Hill (CV-17), U.S. Navy during World War II.
      Harley was "Killed In Action" when the Bunker Hill was struck and severely damaged by two Japanese kamikaze planes during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.