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Otto Miles Peckins, Jr.

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 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 860 71 40
Birth Date November 20, 1922
From Byron, Michigan
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Barbel (SS-316)
Loss Date February 4, 1945
Location Approximately 7 49.5' N x 116 47.5' E
Circumstances Sunk by air attack
Remarks Otto was born in Lansing, Michigan. Some sources, including his marker (below), spell his last name "Peckens."

Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

Otto Miles Peckins, Jr. marker

Photo courtesy of Pat. Note spelling variation of last name.

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