Contributed by Guilford Historical Society
Sgt. Louis Wilbur Trafton of Guilford was awarded the first of two purple heart medals in 1943.
Louis was born on Feb. 21, 1921. He enlisted on December 11, 1942. He was killed in action March 2, 1945 at Iwo Jima.
About This Item
- Title: Sgt. Louis Wilbur Trafton, Guilford, 1943
- Creation Date: 1943
- Subject Date: 1943
- Town: Guilford
- County: Piscataquis
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Local Code: 5-2
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Military Awards
- World War, 1939-1945
- Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945
- Military Order of the Purple Heart
For more information about this item, contact:Guilford Historical Society
PO Box 893, Guilford, ME 04443
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