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Arthur Patrick Moran

Arthur Patrick Moran

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Ensign
Service Number O-168234
Birth Date August 30, 1909
From Pacific Grove, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Shark (SS-174)
Loss Date February 11, 1942
Location East of Menado, Celebes
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks Arthur was born in Grafton, West Virginia.  Some sources list him as a Chief Machinist's Mate.  He was posthumously appointed to the grade of Ensign on July 23, 1942.

Photo courtesy of Rob Michael, nephew, via Gary Brown.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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