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Archie Baynes Norford

Captain, Marine Corps

Born: September 17, 1919
Hometown: Alexandria, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: April 14, 1945
Died In: Okinawa, Japan

Served with G Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 6th Marine Division. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Captain Norford graduated from George Washington High School and American University where he played football and basketball.

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