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James Richard Ek

James Richard Ek

 

Rank/Rate Seaman, Second Class
Service Number 872 60 56
Birth Date October 12, 1924
From Effingham, Illinois
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Corvina (SS-226)
Loss Date November 16, 1943
Location Just south of Truk
Circumstances Probably sunk by Japanese submarine I-176
Remarks James was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Photo courtesy of Jane Loy Ries, Effingham County Courthouse Museum.Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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