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Earl Charles Harbin

Earl Charles Harbin

 Bronze Star Purple Heart Prisoner of War Medal

Rank/Rate Chief Motor Machinist's Mate
Service Number 271 90 28
Birth Date December 30, 1908
From Ellisville, Mississippi
Decorations Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Prisoner of War Medal
Submarine USS S-38 (SS-143)
Loss Date October 23, 1942
Location Taken prisoner when Corregidor fell
Circumstances Died of injuries in Bilibid POW Hospital, Philippine Islands
Remarks Earl was also entitled to wear:
Good Conduct Medal
American Defense Service Medal
Asian Pacific Campaign Medal
American Campaign Medal

Photo and information courtesy of Richard Odom, nephew.  Additional information courtesy of Earl Harbin, son.

 

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