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Charles Andriolo

Charles Andriolo

 Purple HeartNavy Commendation Medal

Rank/Rate Radioman, Second Class
Service Number 202 58 13
Birth Date May 14, 1922
From Woburn, Massachusetts
Decorations Purple Heart, Navy Commendation Medal
Submarine USS Tang (SS-306)
Loss Date October 25, 1944
Location Formosa Strait near Turnabout Island
Circumstances Sunk by circular run of own torpedo
Remarks Charles was born in Waverley, Massachusetts.
Andriolo Hall on the (former) U.S. Submarine Base in
Pearl Harbor was named in his memory for outstanding
service in TANG on her third war patrol.

Photo courtesy of Charles Andriolo, nephew.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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