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William Stern

William Stern

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Seaman, First Class
Service Number 647 58 74
Birth Date June 24, 1925
From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Herring (SS-233)
Loss Date June 1, 1944
Location Near Point Tagan, Matsuwa Island, Kuriles
Circumstances Sunk by gunfire from shore batteries
Remarks William was born in New York, New York.

Photo and information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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