Norman Barney Godwin
of Navarro County, Texas


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Norman Barney Godwin

Jan. 20, 1927 - Jul. 24, 1944

 


Son of Homer Godwin & Maudie Katherine (Barnes) Godwin-Brown
S2 USN KIA ON SHIP IN SAIPAN

 


ROSE HILL CEMETERY, BLOOMING GROVE, TX

Norman Barney Godwin
Texas
S2 US NR
World War II
Jan 20, 1927 - Jul 24, 1944

 

DIED OF WOUNDS - Norman Godwin, 17, s-2-c, U.S. Navy, died of wounds following action in line of duty, according to a telegram received from Vice Admiral Randall Jacobs chief of U.S. Navy personnel, by his mother Mrs. Maudie White, 610 South Eighteenth and a Half street. Details were not contained in the message. A native of Blooming Grove community, Godwin had been in the service only five months. He attended Blooming Grove high school.

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Reburial Rites For
Norman Godwin
Slated Sunday
BLOOMING GROVE, April 1.— (Spl.)—Funeral services for S-2 Norman Godwin, killed in action in the Pacific area in July, 1944, will be held from the Methodist church here Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Burial will be in Rose Hill cemetery. The rites will be conducted bf Rev. Roy L. Felder, pastor, assisted by Rev. C. T. Brockette.
Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Maudie Brown, Waco; two sisters, one brother and grandmother, Mrs. Ida Barnes, Blooming Grove.
McCormick Funeral Service will direct.

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Norman Godwin, Blooming Grove, Killed in Action

S-2C Norman Godwin 17, U. S. Navy, died of wounds following action in line of duty in the service of his country, according to a telegram received by his mother, Mrs. Maudie White, 610 South Eighteenth and One Half street from Vice Admiral Randall Jacobs, chief U. S. Navy personnel.

The date of action and death and other details were not given in the telegram which stated that such information would be furnished at a later date.

S-2C Godwin, born and reared in the Blooming Grove community had been in the service only five months. He attended Blooming Grove high school and received his basic training at Farragut, Idaho.

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