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John William McCreary, Jr.

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 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Chief Quartermaster
Service Number 262 34 49
Birth Date May 8, 1918
From New York, New York
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Herring (SS-233)
Loss Date June 1, 1944
Location Near Point Tagan, Matsuwa Island, Kuriles
Circumstances Sunk by gunfire from shore batteries
Remarks John was born in Bluffton, South Carolina.

Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

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