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Maurice Thurman Burress

Maurice Thurman Burress

Bronze Star Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Chief Electrician's Mate
Service Number 346 55 88
Birth Date April 11, 1916
From Weatherford, Oklahoma
Decorations Bronze Star, Purple Heart
Submarine USS Barbel (SS-316)
Loss Date February 4, 1945
Location Approximately 7 49.5' N x 116 47.5' E
Circumstances Sunk by air attack
Remarks Maurice was born in Bethany, Missouri.

Photo courtesy of Mr. Jack Reynolds, brother of shipmate Franklin Reynolds.  Submitted by and information courtesy of Jim Converse. Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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