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John Jefferson Parker

John Jefferson Parker

 Silver StarPurple Heart

Rank/Rate Chief Commissary Steward
Service Number 368 16 01
Birth Date February 23, 1912
From Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Decorations Silver Star, Purple Heart
Submarine USS Tang (SS-306)
Loss Date October 25, 1944
Location Formosa Strait near Turnabout Island
Circumstances Sunk by circular run of own torpedo
Remarks John was born in Twin Branch, West Virginia.

Photo courtesy of Patti Singer, granddaughter, via Vicki Nelson and Jim Baldwin.  Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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