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Louis Dixon Ball

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 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 295 90 62
Birth Date June 22, 1920
From McCrory, Arkansas
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Grampus (SS-207)
Loss Date March 5, 1943
Location In or near Blackett Strait
Circumstances Lost at sea, cause unknown
Remarks

Louis was also entitled to wear:
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
The American Campaign Medal
The American Defense Service Medal
The WWII Victory Medal
The Good Conduct Medal
The Submarine Combat Patrol Insignia with 3 gold stars

Louis was the 5th child in a family of 11. He was always missed.

Photos, information, and remarks courtesy of Barbara Baker, sister .

 

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