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Wilson Owen Finney

Wilson Owen Finney

Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 321 69 86
Birth Date October 4, 1920
From Eldon, Iowa
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Trout (SS-202)
Loss Date February 29, 1944
Location 22 40'N x13145' E in Philippines Basin
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks Wilson was born in Jefferson City, Iowa.  His brother, Carl Edwin Finney, was lost on USS Harder.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.
 

 

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