John William Mele
TM2, United States Navy
William Mele served in both World War II and in Korea. He is the
grandfather of John W. Mele II, Sergeant, United
States Army, who was killed-in-action on 14 September 2007 during Operation
Iraqi Freedom, and who is also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
A bouquet of flowers rests on the head stone of World War II and Korea Navy veteran John W. Mele, Thursday, September 27, 2007, at Arlington National Cemetery. Mele's grandson Army Sergeant John W. Mele, 25, of Bunnell, Florida, died September 14, 2007, in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit during combat operations. Sergeant Mele was buried seven rows apart from his namesake during a burial service, Thursday, September 27, 2007.
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Photos Courtesy of Holly, November 2007
Photo Courtesy of Holly, September 2007