Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

CATHER, ORVAL OTIS

Private, U. S. Army. Home address: Pawnee, Pawnee County. Mrs. Okla Cather, Mother, 453 Harrison, Pawnee. Born May 22, 1922. Enlisted June 30, 1942. Attended Prosperity public school. Member of Methodist Church. Sailed from Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea, for the Philippine Islands on February 6, 1945. Died February 11, 1945, in line of duty when his ship was torpedoed by an enemy submarine and sunk north of Mindanao, Philippine Islands.

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