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William Frederick Topham

Aviation Ordnanceman, Second Class, Navy

Born: December 11, 1917
Hometown: Roanoke City, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 25, 1944
Died In: Pacific
Awards: Purple Heart

Aviation Ordnanceman Second Class Topham served aboard the USS Liscombe Bay (CVE-56).

He was a graduate of Jefferson High School in Roanoke, Virginia and attended the Virginia Military Institute and the University of Richmond.

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