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ENS Frederick W. Yirrell, Jr.
U.S. Navy








Sources:
- American Legion Post 146, Winthrop, Mass.
- National Archives Military Records: State Summary of War Casualties from World War II for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel from: Massachusetts - Page 45
- The United States Navy Memorial
- Boston Globe - Ens F. W. Yirrell Jr., 8/5/1945
- American Battle Monuments Commission
- HonorStates.org

Frederick W. Yirrell, Jr. - U.S. Naval Reserve, WWII - was a naval fighter pilot killed in action March 25, 1945 on Okinawa. He had entered the Naval Air Corps in September, 1942, and went overseas in July, 1944. He grew up on Point Shirley, and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He was friends with David Coughlin, an Army fighter pilot also killed in action.

Winthrop High School Class of 1939

Memorial location: Yirrell Beach on Point Shirley

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