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Merlin Dennis Nelson

Date of Birth:                   June 13, 1921

Service Number:               730 80 98
Rank/Rating:                    MM2c

Date of enlistment:           09/21/1942
Place of enlistment:          Sioux Falls, SD

Date on USS Champlin:      04/17/1943
Date off USS Champlin:      03/27/1944

Date Discharged:              02/21/1946

Date of Death:                  June 1, 2002

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