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Peter Renaldo Locarnini of San Leandro Passed on July 19, 2008 at 86 years of age due to advanced dementia. He was a career military man, serving as Chief Petty Officer, for 25 years in the US Navy and 14 years at the Naval Air Rework Facility in Alameda, CA. He enlisted in the Navy in 1939 and was stationed in the Philippines when the war broke out with Japan. In May 1942, he was captured and became a prisoner of war. For the next three and one-half years, he was interned in a POW camp at Mukden, Manchuria. After the liberation and his return to the United State, he re-enlisted in the Navy and spent the next 20 years serving his country all around the world.

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