He was killed-in-action during World War II on Guadalcanal, October 9, 1942.
His body was not discovered until 1970 when it was identified and brought to Arlington National Cemetery for burial in a common grave with four other Marines in Section 34.
Also see USMC Guadalcanal casualties.
HUNTER, GODFREY E JR
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF BIRTH: 11/27/1923
- DATE OF DEATH: 10/09/1942
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 06/28/1972
- BURIED AT: SECTION 34 SITE 5015
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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