Veterans' Memorial Project

Arthur Robert Crathorne Jr.

Montpelier, VT

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: 1932

Service Branch: Navy

Rank: Ensign

Date of Birth: 06/05/1911

Date of Death: 07/11/1944

Ensign Crathorne was assigned to a Destroyer for service somewhere in the Atlantic, acting as a communications officer. He is listed as Missing in Action or Buried at Sea; his name is inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery; Nettuno, Italy. He was awarded the Purple Heart. Before military service, Ensign Crathorne was a practicing lawyer employed by National Life Insurance Co.

– submitted by James Opolony, military researcher; and information taken from University and public records

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