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NAVAJO CODE TALKER

PFC FRANK D. PETE

1922 - 1974

 

ONE OF THE ORIGINAL TWENTY-NINE NAVAJO CODE TALKERS

USMC PLATOON 382

 

THE FIRST ALL NAVAJO PLATOON IN THE HISTORY OF THE MARINE CORPS

Front Row, L to R:
Frank Danny Pete, Cpl. L. P. Kohl (Drill Instructor), Sgt. L. J. Stephenson (Drill Instructor) Cpl. R. J. Hayes (Drill Instructor), Wilsie H. Bitsie.

Second Row, L to R:
Chester Nez, Eugene R. Crawford, John Brown, Jr., Cosy S. Brown, John A. Benally, Bill D. Vazzie, Benjamin H. Cleveland, Nelson S. Thompson.

Third Row, L to R:
Lloyd Oliver, Charlie V. Begay, William McCabe, Oscar B. Ilthma, David Curley, Lowell S. Damon, Balmer Slowtalker, Alfred F. Leonard, Allen Dale June

Fourth Row, L to R:
James Dixon, Roy L. Begay, Johnny R. Manuelito, Harry Tsosie, George H. Dennison, Carl N. Gorman, Samuel H. Begay, John Chee, Jack Nez, John Willie, Jr
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Note: Lloyd Oliver died Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at the age of 87, leaving Chester Nez of New Mexico as the only living member of the original 29 Code Talkers.

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FROM NARA LIST OF WWII WOUNDED - NEW MEXICO

PFC FRANK DANNY PETE, USMCR

FATHER: MR. DAN PETE

c/o BRUCE M. BARNARD COMPANY, SHIPROCK, NEW MEXICO

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