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William Thomas Meacham, Jr.

William Thomas Meacham, Jr.

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Fire Controlman, Second Class
Service Number 640 16 17
Birth Date February 5, 1921
From Rossville, Georgia
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Swordfish (SS-193)
Loss Date January 12, 1945
Location Near Yaku Island off Kyushu, Japan
Circumstances Lost at sea, cause unknown
Remarks William was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Information courtesy of George O. Meacham, Jr., cousin, via Reid Kimbrough.  Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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