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John Augustus Peoples, Jr.

Steward's Mate, Third Class, Navy

Born: February 26, 1921
Hometown: Roanoke County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: October 26, 1944
Died In: Leyte Gulf, Philippine Islands

Steward’s Mate Third Class Peoples served aboard the USS Suwannee. 

His name is etched on the Walls of the Missing in the Manila American Cemetery, Manila, Philippines.

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