Fickweiler, William Martin Seaman

William Martin Fickweiler, the Laporte boy who was seriously injured in the U.S.S. Bennington disaster, died Sunday night (July 23rd) as a result of his injuries. He was scalded bout the head, arms and chest.

Fickweiler was not yet 21 years old and was just completing his fourth year of a five-year term of enlistment.

Records state that his body was lost or destroyed.

Sources:
https://www.newspapers.com/image/174290797/?terms=William%2BMartin%2BFickweiler
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/98017423/william-martin-fickweiler

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