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Henry Leonidas Elliott

Henry Leonidas Elliot

 

Rank/Rate Fireman, First Class
Service Number 272 83 25
Birth Date April 17, 1920
From Jasper, Alabama
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Sculpin (SS-191)
Loss Date November 19, 1943
Location North of Oroluk Island near Truk
Circumstances Sunk by Japanese destroyer
Remarks Henry survived the sinking of his boat, but was killed while being transported aboard Chuyo from Truk to Japan when it was sunk by USS Sailfish on December 4, 1943.

Please note that most sources mistakenly spell the island's name "Groluk."

Photo courtesy of Del Rogers, on behalf of Billy Joe Elliott, brother, and family.

 

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