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Charles Alfred Root

Charles Alfred Root

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Motor Machinist's Mate, First Class
Service Number 600 72 70
Birth Date April 2, 1914
From Dryden, New York
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Robalo (SS-273)
Loss Date July 26, 1944
Location Probably off the east coast of Balabac Island, PI
Circumstances Sunk by a mine
Remarks Charles was born in Harriman, Tennessee.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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