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George Balda, Jr.

September 04, 1927 - July 31, 1961

George was the son of George and Josephine Flannery Balda.  Retired Chief Petty Officer of the U.S. Navy, retiring in March 1967 and after 22 years of service.  He had served in WWII, Korean War, and aboard the USS Annapolis in Vietnam.  He also served in the Cuban Crisis.