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William Insley Henderson

Coxswain, Navy

Born: March 16, 1924
Hometown: Montgomery County, VA
Entered: December 7, 1942
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: September 16, 1944
Died In: South Pacific

Coxswain Henderson served on the USS Bebas DE-10. He went to boot camp in Bainbridge, Maryland, then transferred to the Norfolk naval base for gunnery training. Before the war, he was employed by the Mick-or-Mack Grocery Store in Cambria, Virginia.

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