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William David Burns, Jr.

William David Burns

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 656 08 77
Birth Date October 24, 1920
From Moncure, North Carolina
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Scamp (SS-277)
Loss Date November 16, 1944
Location Off Inubo Saki near Tokyo Bay
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks William was born in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Photo courtesy of Jeff Thrift.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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