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William Edward Ballou

William Edward Ballou

 Silver StarBronze StarPurple Heart

Rank/Rate Chief Electricianís Mate
Service Number 265 55 59
Birth Date April 28, 1911
From Roanoke, Virginia
Decorations Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
Submarine USS Triton (SS-201)
Loss Date March 15, 1943
Location Between Rabaul and Shortlands Basin
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks The former Engineering Building at the Submarine School in
New London, Connecticut, was named "Ballou Hall" in his honor.

 

 

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