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L. Rodger Currie; showed courage in air and at sea; at 88

L. Rodger Currie flew in the Pacific-based Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 243 in World War II. L. Rodger Currie flew in the Pacific-based Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 243 in World War II.
By Amanda Cedrone
Globe Correspondent / October 24, 2011

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A dentist in Chelmsford by profession, Dr. L. Rodger Currie was honored in World War II and a few years ago for his bravery. As a Marine dive-bomber pilot in the Pacific Theater during World War II, Dr. Currie’s heroism led to him being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross three times. He also was awarded a Carnegie Medal for helping rescue six people from a burning yacht in Nantucket Sound in 2005. Dr. Currie died Aug. 24 in his Palm Beach, Fla., home at 88.

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