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George Alvin Massenburg, Jr.

Ensign, Navy

Born: April 15, 1921
Hometown: Hampton, Virginia
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 19, 1946
Died In: near Saipan
Awards: Purple Heart, Air Medal

Ensign Massenburg trained at Pensacola Naval Air Station with Class 4D in 1943. He was reported missing in action in 1945 and presumed dead a year later.

He was a 1938 graduate of Hampton High School and was employed by the Newport News Shipyard before the war.

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