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Charles Francis Pieringer, Jr.

Charles Francis Pieringer, Jr.

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Torpedoman's Mate, Second Class
Service Number 225 23 36
Birth Date February 19, 1922
From West Coxsackie, New York
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Albacore (SS-218)
Loss Date November 7, 1944
Location Near 41 49'N x 141 11'E, off northern Japan
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks Charles was born in Leonia, New Jersey.

Photo and information courtesy of Al & Carolyn Seekamp.  Additional information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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