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Appleton, Joseph W.

Joseph W. Appleton U.S. Navy WWII
Joseph W. Appleton U.S. Navy WWII

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Date of Birth: 10/6/1900
Died On: 1/15/1958
Street Address: Post Road
Service Number: unknown
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy-WWII

Veteran Code: USN-5

Joseph W. Appleton was born in New York on 1900. In Rye his family lived on Post Road . Joseph served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

JOSEPH W. APPLETON Lieut. Commander

Joseph W. Appleton. U. S. Naval Reserve, retired, of Stonington, Conn., a former Rye resident, died yesterday morning at Veterans' Hospital in West Haven, Conn. He was fifty-eight years old. A native of Brooklyn, Commander Appleton enlisted in the Naval Reserve early in World War II and rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He served in the bureau of shipping. Since the war he has been building ship models at Stonington.

He is survived by his wife, the former Geraldine Francis Brophy and three children. Funeral services will be held Friday in Stonington.
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