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Martin Lewis Herstich, Jr.

Martin Lewis Herstich, Jr.

 

Rank/Rate Torpedomanís Mate, First Class
Service Number 375 89 75
Birth Date August 12, 1916
From San Jose, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Triton (SS-201)
Loss Date March 15, 1943
Location Between Rabaul and Shortlands Basin
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks Martin was born in Sunnyvale, California.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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