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Houston Ernest Edwards

Houston Ernest Edwards

 Prisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Chief Electrician's Mate
Service Number 355 46 35
Birth Date October 8, 1901
From Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Decorations Prisoner of War Medal
Submarine USS Perch (SS-176)
Loss Date July 10, 1944
Location Makassar Prisoner of War Camp, Celebes, Indonesia
Circumstances Died of of cerebral malaria, beriberi, and dysentery.
Remarks Houston was born in Speedwell, Claiborne County, Tennessee. He is buried in Knoxville National Cemetery, Knox County, Tennessee.

Photo courtesy of Victoria Edwards Beynon, daughter.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.
 

 

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