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Lawrence Michael Swentzel

Lawrence Michael Swentzel

Purple Heart

Rank/Rate Fireman, Second Class
Service Number 851 22 73
Birth Date February 15, 1922
From San Francisco, California
Decorations Purple Heart
Submarine USS Trout (SS-202)
Loss Date February 29, 1944
Location 22 40'N x13145' E in Philippines Basin
Circumstances Probably sunk by depth charge attack
Remarks Lawrence was born in Gary, Indiana.

Photo courtesy of Tom Carey, San Francisco History Center, via Paul W. Wittmer. Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer. 

 

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