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Edward Early Herndon

Edward Early Herndon

                         Name: Edward Early Herndon

                         Branch of Service: U.S. Navy


                         Rank: Seaman First Class

                         Dates of Service: 3/17/1943-12/3/1946

                         Area of Service: Asiatic-Pacific,

After enlistment, Edward Early Herndon first went to Bainbridge, MD, then Camp Allen (in Norfolk), and then to San Francisco.  He was stationed there at Alcatraz Island while he supported the construction of a nearby airport.  Then Edward went to Guam where he worked with supplying food, ammunition and any other supplies that U.S. ships needed when they came into port there.

Edward Early Herndon was born on August 10, 1924, in Esmont, Albemarle County, Virginia; he was the son of William Edward Herndon and Cora Lee (Bryant) Herndon.  Edward passed away on December 6, 2014, in Richmond, Virginia; he is buried in Richmond's Oakwood Cemetery.

Edward Early Herndon Gravestone, Oakwood Cemetery

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