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James Thomas Suel

James Thomas Suel

 Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Seaman, First Class
Service Number 634 07 71
Birth Date November 28, 1923
From Louisville, Kentucky
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Sculpin (SS-191)
Loss Date November 19, 1943
Location North of Oroluk Island near Truk
Circumstances Sunk by Japanese destroyer
Remarks

James was born in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.

Please note that most sources mistakenly spell the island's
name "Groluk."

Photo courtesy of J. T. Suel, his namesake, and son of James' cousin. Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

 

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