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Herman John Gerdes, Jr.

Herman John Gerdes, Jr.

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Ensign
Service Number O-282812
Birth Date April 6, 1921
From Florence, South Carolina
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Robalo (SS-273)
Loss Date July 26, 1944
Location Probably off the east coast of Balabac Island, PI
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks Herman was born in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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