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Arthur Patet

Born St. Paul, MN
Gender Male
Schools Attended

Johnson HS

Branch of Service Marine Corps
Additional Identifiers Commissioned or Warrant Officer
Missing in Action
Killed in Action
Died in Service
Service Timeframe 1942 - 1944 *
War/Conflict World War Two 1939-1945
Principal Units and Locations

VMF 215

Military Awards and Decorations

Purple Heart

Photo was taken in Minnesota before shipping to WESTPAC.


This 2nd Lt flew an F4F Corsair for VMF 215. He and his aircraft were lost at sea, just off the coast of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea on 3 Sept 1944, 23 days before his unit rotated back to CONUS to train new combat pilots.