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J. B. Watson, Jr.

Private First Class, Marine Corps

Born: July 21, 1925
Hometown: Newport News
Casualty Date: March 5, 1945
Died In: Iwo Jima

Private First Class Watson served with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division.

Before the war, he was employed by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company.

He is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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