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Ira Dell Hixon

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Rank/Rate Machinist's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 176 17 43
Birth Date June 30, 1895
From North Yakima, Washington
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Submarine USS A-7 (SS-8) (formerly USS Shark)
Date of Death July 25, 1917
Location Canacao Naval Hospital, Philippine Islands
Circumstances Died of injuries suffered the previous day in a gasoline explosion and fire aboard A-7
Remarks Ira was born in White Salmon, Washington. His birth date is listed as June 30, 1891 in his Service Record.

 

Ira Dell Hixon

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