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August Frederick Ballman

August Frederick Ballman

 Bronze Star

Rank/Rate Ensign
Service Number O-201779
Birth Date November 13, 1916
From Mystic, Connecticut
Decorations Bronze Star
Submarine USS Dorado (SS-248)
Loss Date October 12, 1943
Location In Western Atlantic, possibly near Cuba
Circumstances Sunk, possibly by U.S. aircraft or German mine
Remarks August was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. He received the Bronze Star while serving as a Torpedoman's Mate, First Class, on USS Silversides (SS-236).

Photo courtesy of Dr. Douglas E. Campbell.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.
 

 

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