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John William Mele
TM2, United States Navy
John 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.

JW Mele Gravesite PHOTO
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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MELE, JOHN W
TM2   US NAVY
WORLD WAR II, KOREA
DATE OF BIRTH: 06/23/1924
DATE OF DEATH: 05/07/2004
BURIED AT: SECTION 12  SITE 7643
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

MELE, MARY D/O JOHN WILLIAM
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/09/1953
DATE OF DEATH: 11/10/1953
BURIED AT: SECTION 12  SITE 7643 LL
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 DAUGHTER OF JOHN WILLIAM MELE, TORPEDOMAN 2C


Posted: 21 September 2007 Updated: 27 September 2007Updated: 30 September 2007 Updated: 11 November 2007
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JW Mele Gravesite PHOTO November 2007

Mary Mele Gravesite PHOTO November 2007
Photos Courtesy of Holly, November 2007

Mele Gravesites PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Holly, September 2007